A hearty congratulations goes out to Gabby Granadillo, math teacher at McKinley Middle School. Gabby is one of the four Iowa educators who has been named as a state finalist for the nation’s highest honor for kindergarten through 12th grade educators of math and science. As a finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Gabby is recognized as a leader in the improvement of math and science education and a role model for her colleagues and in her community. Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise says of Gabby and the other three finalists, “These teachers are an inspiration to their students, colleagues and communities. As Iowa grows its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, their leadership is especially important.” Congratulations to Gabby!
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