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Biology Alumna Finalist for National Teacher of the Year

Carolyn Kuhr ’98 Kielma has been named one of five finalists for the 2023 National Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in the spring. Last year, the science teacher at Bristol Eastern High School, was named Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year by Gov. Ned Lamont and the Connecticut State Department of Education. 

Literacy Fellow Finds Purpose in Teaching

Kathryn Olson ’23 interned with the Memphis Teacher Residency, where she took a holistic approach to her teaching, making her classroom a safe space for the children, offering a listening ear, extra help and emotional support.