Forty-six teachers have been named as some of Nashville’s most outstanding educators for 2016, according to a district news release.
The teachers were named Blue Ribbon Teacher award winners as part of an initiative that is part of a citywide effort to recognize and honor public school teachers. The program is led by the Nashville Agenda Steering Committee, the Nashville Public Education Foundation and Metro Nashville Public Schools.
“There is no ingredient more important to great schools than great teachers,” Mayor Megan Barry said in the news release. “It is imperative that as a city and a community we do more to recognize and reward everyday teaching heroes working in classrooms across the city.”
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