Alabama Teacher of the Year finalists include 5 area educators

Alabama Teacher of the Year finalists include 5 area educators
(Source: TeachMS.org)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WBRC) - The State of Alabama Department of Education announced the 16 finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.

The 16 educators became finalists by being awarded District Teachers of the Year. Our area has five finalists.

Those finalists are:

  • Michael Sinnott - Vestavia Hills High School (District 3 Secondary Teacher of the Year)
  • Paul David Kelsey - Pleasant Grove Elementary School (District 4 Elementary Teacher of the Year)
  • Rebecca Blumenfeld - Carver (Birmingham) High School (District 4 Secondary Teacher of the Year)
  • Andrew Fletcher Jackson - Eden Elementary School (District 6 Elementary Teacher of the Year)
  • Alana White - Pinson Valley High School (District 7 Secondary Teacher of the Year)

The 16 finalists were selected out of more than 140 applicants.

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