Dr. Anna Baldwin has taught for 17 years on the Flathead Reservation in Western Montana. For four of those years, she had the privilege to teach at the tribal alternative school. For the remainder she has served her local community where she teaches English and History at Arlee High School. In addition, she designed and teaches Native American Studies for the Montana Digital Academy. Finally, she also teaches English methods courses as an adjunct at the University of Montana. Her husband is a wood-fired ceramic artist, and her two children are her greatest source of pride. Anna is the 2014 Montana Teacher of the Year.
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We are a network of State Teachers of the Year and Finalists who use our teacher leadership to ensure that every student receives an outstanding education. We do this through our focus on practice, policy and advocacy.We Believe...
- Every student has a right to a high-quality education, regardless of background, race, gender, disability or socio-economic status.
- To achieve educational excellence for all students, we must transform and support the teaching profession.
- It is imperative that we involve our nation’s expert teachers in conversations about improving education.
- Teacher leaders will transform the teaching profession and create, implement and sustain systems to solve our toughest educational challenges.
- We must prepare our country’s future workforce to be competitive in a global economy and participate in a diverse, democratic country.
- Educators must partner with families and communities on behalf of our nation’s children.
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with Monica Washington
Monica Washington, 2014 Texas State Teacher of the Year, shares how she builds vibrant learning experiences for all students by extending learning from the classroom into the world.
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with Anna Baldwin
Integrating culturally responsive teaching through structured, student-guided discussion
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12