Hermantown Teacher a Finalist for MN Teacher of the Year

A Hermantown Middle School science teacher is a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the year. 

Jill Hansen is one of eleven finalists in the state. 

A panel recently narrowed down the field from 34 to 11 candidates. 

The panel will meet again on May 14 to conduct interviews with each of the 11 finalists and to cast votes for the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. 

The winner will be announced on Sunday, May 15, at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington.

There were 115 Teacher of the Year candidates this year.  

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