Hawaii District Teachers of the Year Announced – One Will Be Named 2014 State Teacher of the Year

DOE ReleaseWho: Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi, Education Officials, and seven District Teachers of the Year, one of whom will be named 2014 State Teacher of the Year:

  • Teresa Cramer (Central Oahu District, Hale Kula Elementary)
  • Dayna Hironaka (Windward Oahu District, Kahaluu Elementary)
  • Matthew Lawrence (Honolulu District, Waikiki Elementary)
  • Elizabeth Timbal (Hawaii District, Keaau High)
  • Terra Wight (Leeward Oahu District, Nanakuli High and Intermediate)
  • Anthony Williams (Maui District, Paia Elementary)
  • Justin Yamagata (Kauai District, Waimea Canyon Middle)

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m.

Where: Washington Place

More: The Polynesian Cultural Center, the State Teacher of the Year program’s corporate sponsor for 28 years, will provide monetary awards to each District Teacher of the Year and conduct a colorful performance featuring music and dance. SMART Technologies will present each District Teacher of the Year with gifts of instructional software, and other classroom technology to the State Teacher of the Year. The Hawaii Automobile Dealers’ Association will award the State Teacher of the Year with a free one-year lease on a new car.

 

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