Inclusive Preschool Teacher Tabatha Rosproy Named 2020 National Teacher of the Year
Tabatha Rosproy is the first early childhood educator to be named National Teacher of the Year in the 68-year history of the program. Selected through a rigorous process led by the Council of Chief School Officers, Rosproy’s inclusive preschool classroom at the Winfield Early Learning Center, which is housed in a retirement village, is an inter-generational program providing students and residents a unique learning environment.
Her classroom serves special education and typically developing preschoolers in a full-day setting and boasts the highest preschool literacy and math scores in the district.
In an interview with CBS, Rosproy said that social and emotional learning is “one of the most important things that we can offer our students in preschool and at all ages,” and is an issue she plans to advocate for as National Teacher of the Year.
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