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Muhlenberg Co. Educator Named Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year

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Kentucky’s Special Education Teacher of the Year is from Muhlenberg North Middle School in Greenville.

The Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children and the Kentucky Department of Education named Kelly Teague as the recipient of this year’s award.

Teague has been a special education teacher for 6th, 7th and 8th grades since 2009. She receives $500 as part of the award.

Meanwhile one of the two recognized finalists, Bridget Arnett, teaches at Grapevine Elementary in the Hopkins County school district. She received a $250 award.

Those nominated for the award must be nominated by their district's special education director. On-site visits are conducted to determine the winner.

John Null is the host and creator of Left of the Dial. From 2013-2016, he also served as a reporter in the WKMS newsroom.
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