2016 National Teacher of the Year Celebrated at the White House

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High School History Teacher Jahana Hayes Was Named 2016 National Teacher of the Year

The first in her family to graduate from college, 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes was  honored by President Obama at the White House May 3.

Jahana has taught for 12 years, for the last ten as a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut.  Inspired by her own teachers, Jahana works with students to take ownership of their own communities and foster a sense of social responsibility. Jahana earned an Master's Degree from St. Joseph University and advanced certification from the University of Bridgeport.

Read the President's remarks to Jahana and the State Teachers of the Year who were also celebrated.

Meet Jahana.








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