The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced the 2018-19 Regional Teachers of the Year as part of the Missouri Teacher of the Year program. Committees comprised of peers and key stakeholders for each Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) area selected the 32 teachers, who were eligible for the 2019 Missouri teacher of the year award.
Confluence Academy was honored to have Jennifer Luker of Confluence Preparatory Academy awarded a Regional Teacher of the Year award in the field of social science.
The Regional Teacher of the Year program began in 2016 in an effort to celebrate outstanding teachers from all areas of the state. The Missouri Teacher of the Year for 2018-19 was selected in August. The program recognizes the efforts of effective teachers in providing a quality education to their students.