Ms. Liepitz is a Teacher of the Year Award Finalist!
Monday, February 17, 2014 6:35 AM


Congratulations to Ms. Liepitz, a 4th grade teacher at Upper Campus, who is among semi-finalists for Minnesota's Teacher of the Year award!

The Minnesota Teacher of the Year semifinalists have been announced and includes nine teachers from MPS. This year marks the 50th iteration of the award, which celebrates the tradition of excellence in teaching in Minnesota. Candidates include prekindergarten through 12th-grade teachers from public and private schools. There are 128 total candidates. The 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be announced Sunday, May 4.

Congratulations to the MPS semifinalists:

• Kim Becker, Media Specialist, Lyndale School

• John Calhoun, English, Edison High School

• Michael J. Grandys, French, Northeast Middle School

• Colette Kruc, Special Education, Anwatin

• Jane Liepitz, Fourth Grade, Lake Harriet Upper Campus

• Heather McKerrow, ELL and Literacy, Wellstone International

• Connie Rae Rubenstein, Prekindergarten, Armatage

• Kristopher Shaban, Mathematics, Northeast Middle School

• Maria Singh, STEM, Pillsbury