Janssen Named Yankton Teacher Of The Year

Janssen Named Yankton Teacher Of The Year

The Yankton School District announced its teacher of the year.

This year’s honoree is Teresa Janssen.

Janssen, a seventh-grade math teacher who has been teaching for thirty-six years, says it’s the students and her co-workers that have helped keep her passion for teaching alive all of these years…

Janssen says the award is a reflection of her hard work and is humbled to be in the company of the other nominees…

Janssen was chosen for the award based on staff voting, South Dakota Department of Education criteria, and a selection committee that determines the teacher of the year.