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As we enter our 100th year of leading special education, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is recognizing exceptional educators from around the world who have shown a passion, dedication, and commitment to making a difference in the lives of the students who they teach. Hear from teachers about their personal experiences working in the field, and get inspired to make your own impact this year.

Tracey Antista

Tracey’s motto is “Every student can learn, it just takes YOU to show them.” Tracey is dedicated to developing her students’ literacy and writing skills to independence through digital technology, tools, and a variety interactive, creative student-centered apps. She advocates for students (and teachers) through support, collaboration, modeling, and teaching using available technology to ease the burden of tasks within her district and throughout the state. Tracey has earned many awards including the Arizona CEC Teacher of the Year and has received numerous grants to support her students.  Her motto: Every student can learn, it just takes YOU to show them. 

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Posted:  10 February, 2022

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