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Re: Disney Teacher of the Year -It's Me!


From: Elizabeth Heisey (eheisey_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Apr 02 2004 - 06:03:46 PST

This is fantastic! It is so encouraging to see someone rewarded who has
demonstrated good teaching to us on this list so often.
Beth in Ohio

On Apr 2, 2004, at 7:00 AM, wrote:

> I'm soooo excited to represent The Arts as one of 40 finalists in
> Disney's Teachers of the Year 2004.  I will be accepting $10,000 for
> myself and $5,000 for my school as part of the DisneyHand Award!  The
> prize also includes a trip to California for a week this summer where
> a gala in our honor is held and televised.  Then, another week trip in
> October to Orlando...I absolutely can't believe it.  The woman who
> called me from Disney to announce the news said that over 10,000
> persons applied in all subjects -very strong applications in the Arts,
> and they cut it down to 40, so I feel so lucky!  I understand that the
> Orlando trip includes professional development seminars, so I'll share
> any tips with all of you. 
> Susan on Long Island
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