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Community members, students and staff are invited to join the Burnsville Education Association (BEA) and Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 in honoring this year’s Building Teachers of the Year at a reception on Wednesday, May 20.
The reception will begin at 4 p.m. in the Senior Campus Commons of Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Pkwy., with a program at 4:30 p.m. The BEA will also announce the 2015 District 191 Teacher of the Year at the event.
The Burnsville Education Association (BEA) is encouraging parents, students, employees and community members to nominate educators for the building Teacher of the Year awards.
Exceptional teachers at each school building in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be recognized, and from that group, a District 191 Teacher of the Year will be selected.
Burnsville High School teacher Mark Riggs is among 123 candidates to be the 2015 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Riggs was selected last spring as the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Teacher of the Year. He is a graduate of Burnsville High School who now teaches physical education and health at the school, advises the Student Council and coaches multiple sports.