According to a news release from the district, 'The winner of the district is nominated by the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers as a candidate for the State Teacher of the Year.'
Teacher Of The Year
Friday, March 29, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
Education Minnesota nominated 135 teachers in total for the award.
Robbinsdale Cooper High School teacher Kristine Browers was nominated for the 2013 Teacher of the Year award. Browers, a science teacher, was the only teacher from Robbinsdale Area Schools to receive the nomination. A 25-member panel of community leaders will name semifinalists and finalists in coming weeks, with the Teacher of the Year announced at a ceremony May 5 in Brooklyn Park. According to an Education Minnesota press release, this year’s program will name the 49th Minnesota Teacher of the Year, celebrating the tradition of excellence in teaching in Minnesota. Teachers from both public and private schools were nominated. Shakopee Public Schools had 23 teachers nominated for the award, the most out of any district in the state.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Kristine Browers, a biology teacher at Cooper High School, was named the district's Teacher of the Year.
Biology Teacher Kristine Browers was speechless Wednesday night as her name was announced as the Teacher of the Year from Robbinsdale Areas Schools. With wide eyes and a shocked looked, she accepted a glass plaque and a $500 check for the honor. “I was not expecting this,” Browers said. “I just can’t believe this.” Browers was one of six finalists that made it through the gauntlet of interviews from the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers. It’s the first time the district has participated in the competition, which automatically enters Browers into the Minnesota Teacher of the Year competition for next year. Browers, who started teaching at Cooper High School in 2005, was introduced to the crowd by one of her students, Linda Kerandi. “Mrs. …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Anna Wosika teaches first grade.
There’s no doubt that Eisenhower Elementary first grade teacher Anna Wosika loves what she does. She’s always known she wanted to be a teacher and still enjoys learning with her students 10 years after she started. Last week, Education Minnesota named Wosika as one of its candidates for teacher of the year. Hopkins Patch talked with Wosika via an e-mail interview about her profession and what it means to be up for the annual award. *** Hopkins Patch: What school did you go to? Anna Wosika: I grew up in Prior Lake, Minnesota and went to Mankato State for teaching early childhood education and elementary education. Hopkins Patch: How long have you been teaching? Wosika: I have been teaching since 2002 and started with Hopkins in 2004 …