Garden City High School qualified two teams for Nationals at the State Educators Rising competition at Emporia State University on Tuesday, February 11th. The Educators Rising National Conference and competition will take place June 17-21, 2020, in Washington DC.
Sofia Montoya took first place and qualified for Nationals in “Children’s Literature: K-3”. Redmond Carter and Megan Allen took second place and qualified for Nationals in Researching Learning Challenges. Felicity Rodriguez worked on the project but was unable to attend the state competition.
Educators Rising competition is a performance-based competitive event in which teenage, aspiring teachers demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and leadership in education. With a blend of individual and team events, competitions are authentic, engaging opportunities for rising educators to stretch their creativity, commitment, and professionalism.