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Teacher at Ohio School for the Deaf Named 2021 Ohio Teacher of the Year

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria today surprised Ohio School for the Deaf teacher Anthony Coy-Gonzalez by naming him the 2021 Ohio Teacher of the Year. Coy-Gonzalez teaches upper elementary students at the school located in Columbus. DeMaria made an unannounced appearance during a video conference staff meeting to share the unexpected news with Coy-Gonzalez and several of his colleagues.
[Updated to include announcement video link.] [Updated 9/22 to include photo]

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Ohio to Receive an Additional 9 Million Face Masks from FEMA

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA), in cooperation with the Governor’s Office, the Ohio Departments of Education, Health, and Job and Family Services, is receiving shipments of an additional 9 million face masks this week for public distribution.

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Ohio Distributes 2 Million Face Masks to Schools

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA), in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Education, received two million face masks this week for Ohio school children, teachers, and administrators. 

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Ohio Department of Education Announces Regional Teachers of the Year and Statewide Finalists

The Ohio Department of Education today announced the 11 teachers who are designated as the “2021 Teacher of the Year” for their respective State Board of Education district through the Teacher of the Year Program. Of the group of 11, the following four teachers were selected as state finalists to be considered for recognition as Ohio’s Teacher of the Year for 2021

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Ohio Department of Education Celebrates 2020 Graduates in Prime-time TV Special Saturday Night

The Ohio Department of Education is partnering with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and XQ Institute in support of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, a one-hour, nationally-broadcast commercial-free special to air Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.

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