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Mallory Nutt — 2020 Nebraska Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Background Mallory Nutt from Randolph Elementary School was named the 2020 Nebraska Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Society of Health and Physical Educators. This organization’s mission is to promote healthy lifestyles through leadership, professional development and advocacy in the areas of health, physical education, recreation and dance. It’s a […]

Lis Brenden — 2020 Nebraska Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Background Lis Brenden from Lincoln Southwest High School was named the 2020 Nebraska Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Society of Health and Physical Educators. This organization’s mission is to promote healthy lifestyles through leadership, professional development and advocacy in the areas of health, physical education, recreation and dance. It’s a […]

Ryan Escamilla — Distinguished School Administrator Award

Background The Nebraska School Librarians Association has honored Lincoln High School Associate Principal Ryan Escamilla with its annual Distinguished School Administrator Award. The award recognizes a school administrator who has made worthy contributions to the operations of an exemplary school library and advancing the role of the school library. The purpose of the award is […]

Katie Lewis — 2019–2020 State Paraeducator of the Year

Background The Nebraska Department of Education named Katie Lewis from Elliott Elementary School the State Paraeducator of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year. Explanation The Nebraska Department of Education named Katie Lewis from Elliott Elementary School the State Paraeducator of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year. Paraeducators are invaluable in building positive relationships […]

Mindy Diller—2020 Community Service Award

Background The Nebraska State Education Association has honored Mindy Diller, a family and consumer science teacher at Lux Middle School, with the 2020 Community Service Award. The Community Service Award recognizes individual members and local associations who are actively involved in non-paid volunteer work outside of classroom duty hours. Explanation The Nebraska State Education Association […]

Jen Yoder—2020 Award for Teaching Excellence

Background The Nebraska State Education Association has honored Jen Yoder, a special education teacher at Irving Middle School, with its 2020 Award for Teaching Excellence. Yoder has taught for Lincoln Public Schools for more than thirty years. The Nebraska State Education Association considers many factors when evaluating nominees for this award, including professional practice, advocacy […]

Kacee Conley—Middle School Art Educator of the Year

Background The Nebraska Art Teachers Association has named Kacee Conley from Irving Middle School the 2019 Nebraska Middle School Art Educator of the Year. The mission of the Nebraska Art Teachers Association is to advocate for and advance art education in Nebraska to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding. Conley has proven herself as […]

Marnie Zabel—2019 Nebraska School Psychologist of the Year

Background The Nebraska School Psychologist Association has named Marnie Zabel from Belmont Elementary School the 2019 Nebraska School Psychologist of the Year. School psychologists are uniquely trained to help children succeed academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally. With expertise in mental health, learning and behavior, school psychologists partner with families, teachers, administrators and other professionals to […]

Carrie Erks—2019 School Social Worker of the Year for Nebraska

Background The School Social Work Association of Nebraska was established nearly 30 years ago, with the mission to promote professional excellence among school social workers in an effort to enhance the well-being of students, families and community within the state’s educational system. Every year the organization recognizes a School Social Worker of the Year. Carrie […]

Stephanie Howell—The recipient of the Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education for 2019

Background The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences has named Stephanie Howell, a psychology and government teacher at The Career Academy, the recipient of the Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education for 2019. The prize has been awarded annually for more than 30 years to a Nebraska teacher who […]

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