Roosevelt Teacher Finalist for State Honor

Roosevelt Teacher Finalist for State Honor
Supt. Brewer, Karen Doran, Principal OlsenEarlier this year, PASD teacher Karen Doran was chosen 2019 Olympic ESD #114 Regional Teacher of the Year. Doran, who teaches grades five and six in the Ridge Highly Capable Program at Roosevelt Elementary, took part in OSPI’s Washington State Teacher of the Year event as one of nine finalists. 
The event was held in the JBL Theater at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle Center on September 10. 

Representing the Port Angeles School District, in addition to Karen Doran, were Superintendent Marty Brewer, Roosevelt Principal Michelle Olsen who nominated Doran, and Communications Coordinator Patsene Dashiell. Also on hand was ESD #114 Superintendent Greg Lynch.  Doran will receive recognition from the Port Angeles School District Board of Directors during the September 13 Board meeting.

During the program, Washington state Superintendent Chris Reykdal made the announcement that Robert Hand, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Mount Vernon High School was selected as 2019 Washington state Teacher of the Year.  As the state Teacher of the Year, Robert Hand will be considered for National Teacher of the Year, which is awarded by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). The winner will be announced in a special ceremony at the White House in spring 2019.

The Regional Teachers of the Year represent each of the state’s nine educational service districts (ESDs).  They are:

Susan Douglas
ESD 101 | Almira Elementary | Almira School District

Michael Clinton
ESD 105 | White Swan High School | Mt. Adams School District

Kimberly Miller
ESD 112 | Woodland High School | Woodland School District

Ryan Healy
ESD 113 | Ridgeline Middle School | Yelm Community Schools

Karen Doran
ESD 114 | Roosevelt Elementary | Port Angeles School District

Tracy Castro-Gill
ESD 121 | Denny International Middle School | Seattle Public Schools

Kristine Mars
ESD 123 | Lincoln Elementary | Kennewick School District

Mathew Brown
ESD 171 | Manson Middle School and Manson High School | Manson School District

To read more about this event, go to https://medium.com/waospi/19watoy-9848a97af0cc.

For further assistance, contact Patsene Dashiell
Communications & Community Relations Coordinator