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Oak Creek Teacher Finalist for National Award

Jacalyn Cebertowicz is in the running for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation's highest honor for math and science teachers.

Oak Creek Teacher Finalist for National Award

A fourth-grade science teacher at is in the running for the nation's highest honor for math and science teachers.

Jacalyn Cebertowicz is one of five Wisconsin teachers who are finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. A committee organized by the National Science Foundation may select one math teacher and one science teacher from each state and four U.S. jursidcations next spring.

"As finalists for this national award, they represent the outstanding teachers who serve in our classrooms each day," State Superintendent Tony Evers said in a news release.

Winners receive $10,000, a citation signed by the president and attend professional development events in Washington, D.C.

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