Thursday, May 7, 2015

Emmett O’Brien Technical High School in Ansonia names its ‘Teacher of the Year’

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent

ANSONIA >> Combining her love of history and passion to help students succeed has landed Allison Kinard the distinct honor of being named Emmett O’Brien Technical High School’s Teacher of the Year.

Kinard was selected for the honor by her fellow teachers.

“When first heard that I was selected by my peers as the Teacher of the Year, I was filled with shock and surprise,” Kinard said. “It was an extremely touching honor just to have been nominated, and so winning the award was really an accomplishment because I work with some really great teachers.”

Kinard began teaching history at Emmett in 2009, after she graduated from Central Connecticut State University. She currently is working toward her master’s degree in teaching and learning from Post University.

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