Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 59°F
Front row, left to right: Maria Barba, Denise Ostarello, Pam Kelly, Monique Blakes; Second row, left to right: Susan Stephan, Kathy Burns, Elizabeth Luna, Zackary Ruelas; Third row, left to right: Robert Taylor, Bryan Jackson
Now in its 27th year, The Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching is an annual program honoring ten outstanding teachers in the Chicago area. This year’s Awards focus on teachers working with grades kindergarten through 3. The winners were among hundreds of teachers nominated by colleagues and students. The final selection was made by a panel of education experts chosen by the Golden Apple Foundation.
The 2012 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching Winners:
3rd Grade, Douglas MacArthur Elementary School, Hoffman Estates.
Kindergarten, Murray Language Academy, Chicago.
1st Grade, Oscar DePriest Elementary School, Chicago.
1st-3rd Grade, Crete Elementary School, Crete.
2nd Grade, Highlands Elementary School, Naperville.
1st-2nd Grade, Norwood Park Elementary School, Chicago.
1st Grade, Naper Elementary School, Naperville.
2nd Grade, Central Road Elementary School, Rolling Meadows.
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