ADVANCE, MO (KFVS) - A former Advance teacher is one of 20 finalist in the running to win the Great American Teach-Off.
The program will award two deserving teachers – one from grades K-6 and one from grades 7-12 – with $10,000 classroom grants.
GOOD and University of Phoenix named Kaci Heins as one of 20 finalists.
Finalists are now competing for public votes to secure their place as one of America’s most innovative teachers. Contestants will provide video responses to a series of questions highlighting their creativity and passion in the classroom, as well as their positive impact on the greater education community.
Kaci Heins currently teaches science at Northland Preparatory Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona. Her students see her as a role model who is driven by hard work, enthusiasm, curiosity and persistence. She was one of the Heartland's Best Teachers in 2007.