Westonka Teacher of the Year Award
Westonka Education Minnesota is proud to present the Westonka Teacher of the Year program. Nominees for the annual award must meet the following criteria:
- teach pre-kindergarten through 12th grade,
- hold at least a bachelor's degree and a Minnesota teaching license,
- have completed at least three full years of teaching by nomination deadline, and
- intend to teach during the next school year.
2016-2017 Nominations Now Open!
Nominations for the 2017 Westonka Teacher of the Year Award are now open. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, Nov. 3. The nomination form is digital and will only take a few moments to complete.
2016 Nominees and Winner
Mindy Barrett - Hilltop Primary School
*Sue Simonson - Mound Westonka High School
Dena Spanjers - Shirley Hills Primary School
Julie Thomas - Grandview Middle School
2015 Nominees and Winner
*Ali LaLonde - Grandview Middle School
Karen Olaussen - Shirley Hills Primary School
Craig Schmidt - Hilltop Primary School
Sarah Morinville Smith - Mound Westonka High School