July 2016 Recognition - Kasey Lann PAEMST Nominee
Heritage math teacher Kasey Lann has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Kasey is one of only five educators in Missouri to be chosen as a state finalist for the mathematics award. She is also the fourth WSD educator since 2012 to be a finalist.
The Presidential Award for Excellence recognizes those teachers who develop and implement a high-quality instructional program that enhances student learning. The White House will announce the winners next spring. Those selected for this Presidential honor will receive a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation to be used at their discretion. They also are invited to Washington, DC, for an awards ceremony, educational events, and visits with members of Congress and the Administration. Congratulations Kasey Lann!