Zillah High School science teacher Jeff Charbonneau is the new State Teacher of the Year. Charbonneau won the 2013 title Monday during a ceremony at the Experience Music Project in Seattle. Next, he will be considered for National Teacher of the Year.
Read the entire Yakima Herald-Republic article here.
Charbonneau is a 2000 CWU graduate in biology education, who also received his biology teaching certificate, in 2000; and his broad area science teaching certificate, in 2004, from CWU. In 2005, he earned his Master Teacher degree from Central.
In addition, Charbonneau teaches online professional teacher certification courses and facilities the online National Board Teacher Certification candidate program through the CWU Office of Continuing Education. He also is a teacher in CWU's Cornerstone program, which allow his his high school physics students to earn college credit.
97.3 KIRO Radio in Seattle conducted an interview this week with Charbonneau, which you can hear here.
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