Cache and Duncan teachers are finalist for OK Teacher of the Yea - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Cache and Duncan teachers are finalist for OK Teacher of the Year

Kristen Dover (Source Oklahoma State Department of Education) Kristen Dover (Source Oklahoma State Department of Education)
Charmin Holland (Source Oklahoma State Department of Education) Charmin Holland (Source Oklahoma State Department of Education)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)– The 12 finalists for Oklahoma’s next Teacher of the Year were announced in a ceremony at Edmond Santa Fe High School during EngageOK On the Road, the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s summer conference.

“I am honored to recognize the finalists for this year’s Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. Each of these men and women stood out in a sea of talent across the state. Their professionalism, creativity, and commitment to Oklahoma’s public education system stand as shining examples of how dedication and passion can change the lives of Oklahoma’s children,” said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister.

All finalists are teachers of the year for their districts. They were selected after their application were reviewed by a panel of educators, members of the business community, legislators and nonprofit partners.

Charmin Holland teaches kindergarten at Woodrow Wilson Elementary in Duncan Public Schools. She has been an educator for 19 years and has held her current position for two.

Kristen Dover teaches 4h grade at Cache Intermediate Elementary at Cache Public Schools. She has been an educator for 10 years and has held her current position for four.

The 2017 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year will be revealed August 30 in a ceremony at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

Copyright 2016 KSWO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Trucker charged in 10 deaths in immigrant-smuggling case

    Trucker charged in 10 deaths in immigrant-smuggling case

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:11:22 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:39:47 GMT

    Officials say nearly 20 other people rescued from the back of the rig early Sunday were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke.

    Officials say nearly 20 other people rescued from the back of the rig early Sunday were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke.

  • Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health care

    Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health care

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:25:34 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:39:32 GMT

    Senate Republicans are now considering two versions of similar legislation, one that would repeal and replace, and another that would simply repeal "Obamacare" with a two-year delay for implementation to give the Senate more time to agree on a replacement.

    Senate Republicans are now considering two versions of similar legislation, one that would repeal and replace, and another that would simply repeal "Obamacare" with a two-year delay for implementation to give the Senate more time to agree on a replacement.

  • No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress

    No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:15:35 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:38:20 GMT

    The president's son-in-law has attracted attention for a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat.

    The president's son-in-law has attracted attention for a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat.

Powered by Frankly