JoAnn Lens is named Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Lens learns the exciting news from State Superintendent Tony Evers during a surprise ceremony at Hawley Environmental School in Milwaukee on September 8, 2009. As part of the honor, Lens will receive a $3,000 award from U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, through his educational foundation. In 2009, two educators tied for the title of Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher of the Year. The other is Maureen McGilligan-Bentin of Madison. More information: http://dpi.wi.gov/eis/pdf/dpinr2009_22.pdf