Shana Brown Selected as Great Educator

Shana Brown Selected as Great Educator
Posted on 04/28/2016
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Broadview-Thomson Teacher Selected as a U.S. Department of Education Great Educator

Shana Brown has been selected by the United States Department of Education to be recognized as a great educator. She will be among several honorees in attendance at the National Teacher of the Year ceremony, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the White House.

A full-time social studies and English/language arts teacher at Broadview-Thomson K-8 School, Shana also serves as a teacher leader in the integration of Native history curriculum into K through 12 social studies.

She is the principal author of Washington state's newly required curriculum: "Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State". Shana has also conducted trainings on behalf of Seattle Public Schools, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the National Indian Education Association, the organization that nominated her for this honor.

Currently she is working with the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian on their new online initiative, Native Knowledge 360°.

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