2024 Montana Teacher of the Year Award Finalists
This year, 41 teachers from across the state were nominated by community members, teachers, administrators, and parents. Of those nominated, 19 teachers successfully applied to be the 2024 Teacher of the Year. The process is framed by two committees of stakeholders. This first committee reviewed and narrowed the applications to these four finalists.
- Teresa Heil, a K-12 Visual Arts teacher at Frazer Public Schools
- Jacob Turcotte, a 7th-grade English teacher and the lead teacher for the Buffalo Unity Project at Poplar Middle School
- Tamara Fisher Alley, a K-12 Gifted Education Specialist for the Polson School District
- Kevin Kicking Woman, a Blackfeet Language and Culture teacher at Browning High School