ARIZONA TEACHER OF THE YEAR 2011
Eight celebrates excellence in teaching. The Arizona Teacher of the Year program is the only statewide program that spotlights the outstanding contributions of all Arizona teachers. Poignant profiles of the five finalists include students, administrators and colleagues sharing insights into what they believe makes their nominee so remarkable. Arizona Teacher of the Year 2011 airs Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. on Eight.
The 2011 nominees include:
Amanda McAdams (Teacher of the Year)
About Eight, Arizona PBS
Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture -- utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.
Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.