Thirty staff members have been chosen to receive One91 Community of Excellence Awards this year from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. The awards recognize the extraordinary contributions of staff members who empower learning, energize achievement and embrace community so students are future ready and community strong.
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John Glas, a math teacher at Nicollet Middle School in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, is one of 37 semifinalists in the 53rd annual Minnesota Teacher of the Year recognition sponsored by Education Minnesota.
From that group, about 10 finalists will be named in late March.
Burnsville High School technology teacher Cindy Drahos has been named the top 2017 Aspiring Educator Award winner and one of her students, senior Anna Bunce, received honorable mention in the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 John Coskran Volunteer Award, presented annually in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Nominations are due by March 24.
The award honors extraordinary volunteers who give of their time and talents to enhance students’ educational experience and achievement, and/or demonstrate the importance of volunteerism and good citizenship.
Update: Kit Chow has been chosen as the Region 3AA Triple 'A' Award winner as well! The region includes 16 schools. With this selection, Kit now goes on to the state competition. Congratulations!
Kyra Bowar and Kit Chow excel in academics, the arts and athletics. That’s why they’ve been selected as the Triple “A” Award recipients at Burnsville High School for the 2016-17 school year.
Nominations are being sought for the 2017 Inclusive Education Practices Award to recognize outstanding school staff members whose work ensures students with disabilities have inclusive education opportunities in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 One91 Community of Excellence Awards to honor employees in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
Superintendent Joe Gothard said the purpose of the awards is to recognize the extraordinary contributions of One91 staff members who are ensuring students are Future Ready and Community Strong.
Already recognized for her leadership in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, Instructional Technology Coordinator Rachel Gorton has now been honored with the Minnesota Technology Leader Award by TIES, an educational technology collaborative with 48 member school districts.
For its work to become a culturally proficient school, Sioux Trail Elementary School in Burnsville has been named a top award winner in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs’ Local Government Innovation Awards (LGIA).
Beth Raebel and Colleen Coleman, both teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, have been named TIES 2016 Exceptional Teachers and will be honored during the TIES Education Technology Conference in December.
They are among teachers selected for modeling best practices in using technology to engage students in learning. School districts participating in the TIES Exceptional Teachers award program are members of TIES, an education technology consortium of 48 Minnesota school districts.