Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, 2014
Jane McMahon is an Instructional Coach and Advanced Learner Coordinator for the Baraboo School District in Wisconsin. Prior to this position, she taught middle and high school language arts for over 20 years and served as the Director of Teaching and Learning. She has presented at several state and national conferences on literacy, meeting the needs of advanced learners, technology integration, and instructional coaching. Recent recognitions include the WREA Innovative Educator Award, The University of Wisconsin Distinguished Alumni Award, Herb Kohl Teacher Fellowship, and Wisconsin Middle School Teacher of the Year and Wisconsin Teacher of the Year Awards. This past summer she was a part of AASA’s Discover China program and currently serves as the President of Wisconsin’s chapter of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year.
In her free time, Ms. McMahon and her wife Lisa enjoy fly fishing, Brewers baseball, live music and travel.
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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.