Kristi Reinke of Minot’s Jim Hill Middle School named 2021 North Dakota Teacher of the Year | Education

Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Monday, Sept. 21, that Kristi Reinke, a social studies teacher at Jim Hill Middle School in Minot, has been named the 2021 North Dakota Teacher of the Year.

Reinke was chosen from a group of four finalists for the annual honor. The other three were Jana Gudmundson, a technology integration specialist and instructional coach at Park River Area Schools; Dana Kasowski, a Wahpeton Middle School special education teacher; and Cory Volk, a science teacher at Bismarck’s South Central High School.

“Kristi Reinke not only embraces the philosophy that it takes a village to raise a child, she lives it every day in her classroom, creating a sense of community with her students and colleagues and laying the foundation for positive relationships that lead to positive outcomes,” Burgum said. “We’re grateful for Mrs. Reinke and all of these passionate and dedicated

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Evansville Elementary School teacher named Wyoming teacher of the year | Education

A fourth- and fifth-grade teacher at Evansville Elementary School has been named the 2021 Wyoming teacher of the year.

Alexis Barney received the honor Tuesday during the Wyoming Education Summit. 

Barney is Evansville’s English language arts goal team leader and serves on the leadership team, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of Education. Her teaching philosophy involves empowering students to be kind and courageous life-long learners who are inquisitive and excited about the world around them, she said.

“Our attitude is going to be infectious.” Barney said in a statement. “I want to empower people to see things in a different light, helping them to find resources, and really turn those ‘can’ts’ into ‘cans.’ ”

Barney was raised in Saratoga. She graduated from the University of Wyoming-Casper and earned a master’s degree in 2016 at Capella University.

In a statement, Evansville Principal Wayne Tuttle described her as

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We asked 21 of N.J.’s best teachers for advice on navigating the school year

Find all of the most important pandemic education news on Educating N.J., a special resource guide created for parents, students and educators.

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A collage of N.J.’s County Teachers of the Year.

The start of the school year always brings anxiety for families and educators. This fall, add in plexiglass shields, temperature stations and marathon Zoom sessions and you’ll quickly understand why parents and students may be nervous.

That’s why we’ve called in the experts.

In August, the New Jersey Department of Education crowned 21 teachers of the year, one from each county. We spoke with all 21, the best educators across the state, and asked them to answer common questions, from how they prepared for an unprecedented school year, to their tips for families on navigating the new normal in education.

The teachers of the year vary greatly in their disciplines and background, with some who instruct physical education,

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UC Irvine Division of Continuing Education & Remote Year Partner for Innovative Remote Learning Opportunity

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IRVINE, Calif., Sep 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) has partnered with Remote Year to offer the Global Leadership Specialized Studies program for an all-new employee learning experience. One of the primary drivers for this partnership is the recognition that the world of work is changing and how creative alternatives to remote work can provide a greater tool to increase talent recruitment, engagement and retention. Today’s working professionals do not want to have to choose between seeking adventure and pursuing their careers. This alliance allows DCE to expand their talent solutions for their clients by offering an engaging and immersive cultural experience for employees to see the world while working and studying abroad.

“Remote Year has always provided

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