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Armando Johnson named 2021 Regional Teacher of the Year

Armando Johnson

Springfield Public Schools' 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year, Armando Johnson, has been named as one of 34 Regional Teacher of the Year candidates in Missouri.  Johnson will now compete for State Teacher of the Year.  Johnson is a Spanish teacher, Equity Champion and former coach at Central High School.

Johnson was selected as Regional Teacher of the Year by a committee composed of individuals from the teacher organizations; administrator organizations; and higher education. 

Johnson will receive:

  • $250 Cash Award from Regional Service Center
  • Recognition banquet sponsored by the Missouri State Board of Education
  • Regional Teacher of the Year plaque
  • Regional Teacher of the Year name tag

All Regional Teachers of the Year, their respective spouses/significant others, building level principal, superintendent and school board president will be invited and recognized at the Missouri State Teacher of the Year Awards Banquet in October.