Burroughs, Kenny Teachers Named "Teacher of the Year" Candidates
Winner to be announced in May.
Thre Southwest Minneapolis teachers are among the 135 candidates for a prestigious "Teacher of the Year" award from the state's teacher's union.
Third grade teacher Daniel Kilibarda and first grade teacher Joyce Lasser from Burroughs Community School and autism teacher Stacy Moreno at Kenny Community School are joined on the list by three other Minneapolis teachers from Lucy Laney Elementary School, Edison High School, and Marcy Open School.
Over the coming weeks, a 25-member panel of community leaders will winow down the 135 names to a group of semi-finalists, finalists, and eventually one winner to be announced May 5 at the Minneapolis Marriott Hotel.