On March 23, I spent the day with the 2012 nominees for Maine's Teacher of the Year. What an impressive group of educators! They are devoted, creative, innovative and passionate! I loved hearing their TOY stories and viewing their displays.


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During the Hall of Flags, guests, legislators and educators view the displays of the nominees.It is truly a celebration of education!
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Thank you to Hannaford for making my journey as Maine's Teacher of the Year possible. I am so grateful for your support!
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During the ceremony, I had the chance to visit with my dear friend LeeAnne Larsen.LeeAnne has been a mentor to me since my very first day of teaching in a portable classroom at the James H. Bean School.

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Here are the 2012 nominees for Maine's Teacher of the Year!I am looking forward to visiting their classrooms and joining them on this amazing journey of reflection.