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A WCCO-TV reporter and a cameraperson surprised Kim Durand in her classroom at Burnsville Alternative High School last week with the news that she’d been selected as an Excellent Educator.
Kim Johnson, a morning and noon anchor person, said the recognition honors teachers who do outstanding work.
Durand is an English Language teacher who supports students who are new to the USA in being successful.
Two Burnsville High School teachers were selected to give a presentation at a national conference attended by educators from K-12 school districts and colleges/universities this summer.
Kristina Aars (at left) and Colleen Coleman shared their expertise at the 5th Annual Schoology User Conference with their presentation: “Hacking the Achievement Gap: 10 Schoology Tips to Make Every Student More Successful.” Schoology is the online learning management system used in secondary schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
Local businesses opened their doors to teachers from Burnsville High School this summer for an externship pilot project that connects classrooms to workplaces.
This was a chance for teachers to spend time in local businesses and learn through direct experience about trends, skills requirements and the wide array of job opportunities in local industries.
Several leadership changes will take place at schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 on July 1, the first day of the 2018-19 school year.
The retirement of Principal Janice Porter at Burnsville Alternative High School (BAHS) opened up new opportunities for district leaders, including principals, associate principals and deans.
All staff members at Sky Oaks Elementary spent time writing "Impact Statements" at the beginning of this school year. These clear statements of commitment to students, each other & the entire Sky Oaks community are now displayed prominently inside the front door so that students, staff & parents are reminded every time they enter the school.