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Five Fresh Ideas for Thanking Teachers

Michelle Shearer, 2011 National Teacher of the Year, a tenth through twelfth grade Chemistry teacher from Urbana High School in Frederick County, Maryland. She was chosen the National Teacher of the Year from among the fifty-five 2011 state and territorial teachers of the year. Dr. Eric Champy, Ed. serves as a counselor at Triton Regional High School and as an Adjunct Professor at both American International College and Salem State University. In March, he was installed for a two-year term as the 35th President of the Massachusetts Parent Teacher Association.