Just curious: Does anyone know of a special education teacher who has gotten Teacher of the Year for their school or district?

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I’ve won it for my school. A coworker also won it a few years before me.

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I received an award through a television station after a parent nominated me. Very heart warming

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Yes. It's possible 😝

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Yes! Me! 🙋🏻‍♀️ I got educator of the year for my tri-state area in 2015!

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I got "Most Influential Staff Member of the Year". That was when I was a K-2 reading specialist.

I have been building teacher of the year three times and district once.

I was a few years ago

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Once by our community advisory committee and once by our school and district.

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