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New York State Teacher Of The Year Nominations

Special Education teacher Ashli Skura Dreher talks with Kevin Doran about nominations for the 2015 NYS Teacher of the Year Award.
Special Education teacher Ashli Skura Dreher talks with Kevin Doran about nominations for the 2015 NYS Teacher of the Year Award. 

The New York State Board of Regents announced that Ashli Skura Dreher, a high school special education teacher at the Lewiston-Porter Central School District in Youngstown, NY, has been named the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year. Dreher was presented with a certificate of recognition by Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch and Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. Dreher was also presented with the Thomas Sobol Award and the David Johnson Award, both created as annual gifts for recipients of the Teacher of the Year award.

Dreher, the 44th New York State Teacher of the Year, has been teaching in the Lewiston-Porter Central School District for fifteen years and is the first teacher in the district to earn National Board Certification for Professional Teaching Standards, one of teaching's highest honors. She currently teaches special education in an 8:1:1 high school classroom working with students with moderate intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities.

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