During the all-staff Welcome Back celebration today, Bend-La Pine Schools staff members honored the finalists for Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Member of the Year for their excellence and service to our schools and students.
“Today we celebrated 15 outstanding staff members who give their all to serve our students and schools. From math teachers who are developing new programs for our students to office staff who serve as the glue that binds our schools together, these staff members are an inspiration,” said Superintendent Shay Mikalson.
Teacher of the Year Finalists:
Support Staff Person of the Year Finalists:
Lava Ridge Elementary School’s Dyan Sultzer was named the Bend-La Pine Schools’ Teacher of the Year; Michael Martin, a painter in the Maintenance Department, was named the Support Staff Person of the Year; Roger White, Principal at Realms High School, was named Distinguished Administrator of the Year.