Louisiana Teacher of the Year Announced

The Teacher of the Year award goes to Kylie Altier, a first-grade teacher at Buchanan Elementary School in Baton Rouge! According to Louisiana Believes, Altier believes that all students deserve to feel immensely loved in school and be excited by an engaging curriculum while having their learning tailored to their individual needs and interests. Last year, her students showed an average of 2.5 years of reading growth. The first-grade teacher has also pursued grants to enrich the students and her community by providing a school garden, creating a mobile kitchen, and designing a virtual reality curriculum to improve the learning experience.

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