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Finalists selected for Presidential Award in Mathematics and Science teaching

ODE |

Four Ohio teachers are now in the running for the Presidential Awards in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). These are the highest honors that the United States government bestows on kindergarten through grade 12 teachers.

Ohio’s kindergarten through grade 6 teacher finalist for mathematics is:

– Krystina Pratt, a third grade teacher at New Albany Primary School in New Albany Plain Local Schools

Ohio’s kindergarten through grade 6 teacher finalists for science are:

– Paula Eschbach, a fifth-grade teacher at Tremont Elementary in Upper Arlington City Schools

– Kayla Heimann, a fifth-grade teacher at Eastern Elementary in Lexington Local School District

– Stephanie Nowak, a fourth-grade teacher at Fairfax Elementary in Mentor Exempted Village Schools

The 2020 competition recognizes kindergarten through grade 6 educators.

Ohio graduates won’t have to be “proficient” in math or English, under state superintendent’s plan

via The Plain Dealer |

DeMaria told the state school board this month he plans to require scores of 684 on both exams, scores that are above the state’s “Basic” level of minimal skills, but short of its higher “Proficient” bar.

Middletown Schools land $25,000 grant for digital learning

via Journal-News |

The city schools in recent years have emphasized the science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics or STEAM curricula for its 6,300 students and district officials were recently awarded with a grant from the Middletown Community Foundation.

The $25,000 grant, which was presented by foundation officials during a recent Middletown Board of Education meeting, elicited appreciation from the leaders of the Butler County school system.

Leila Kubesch Is A Finalist For National Teacher Of The Year

A Norwood Middle School teacher is in the running to be named the 2020 Teacher of the Year. Leila Kubesch was named Ohio’s Teacher of the Year in October, 2019 and is now one of four finalists for the national honor.

Kubesch teaches English and Spanish to students who speak neither as a first language.

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