The 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be chosen from a field of 128 candidates. These candidates have accepted their nominations and completed the required materials to become eligible for the honor.
This year’s program will name the 50th Minnesota Teacher of the Year, celebrating the tradition of excellence in teaching in Minnesota. Candidates include pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers, from public or private schools.
The 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be announced Sunday, May 4, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington – Minneapolis South in Bloomington, Minn. Over the coming weeks, a 25-member panel of community leaders will name a group of semifinalists and finalists.
Organized and underwritten by Education Minnesota, the Minnesota Teacher of the Year program receives support from Education Minnesota ESI, The Harvard Club of Minnesota Foundation, McDonald’s Restaurants of Minnesota, DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington – Minneapolis South, Pearson Education, The SMARTer Kids Foundation,
TruStone Financial and United Educators Credit Union.
Among the many selected are candidates from our local areas. They are Tracy Huhn of Eden
Valley-Watkins, Amy Ohlemach- Lonetti of Howard Lake-
Waverly-Winsted, Lynette Faber of ROCORI, Anne Cameron of Sauk Rapids-Rice and Amy Marie Johnson of Sauk Rapids-Rice.