Cathy Cartier Named Finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Affton High School’s Cathy Cartier, selected as a finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year! School districts across the state submit their top teachers for consideration in the program, and Cartier is one of six to be named a finalist.

The Missouri Teacher of the Year program recognizes the efforts of effective teachers throughout the state who provide a quality education to their students. The selection committee will choose the Missouri Teacher of the Year following interviews with each finalist to be held on Aug. 6 in Jefferson City. The winner will serve as the state’s nominee for the National Teacher of the Year competition.

The finalists and the new Missouri Teacher of the Year will be honored at a banquet Oct. 15 in Jefferson City.