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South Teacher Awarded Social Studies Teacher of the Year

Every year, the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) recognizes and honors four educators for Teachers of the Year at their annual awards dinner. Three teachers represent elementary, junior high and high school while one is awarded a Lifetime Achievement. “They exemplify the best of social studies teaching in Minnesota,” says MCSS.

This year, Autumn Heitzman, social studies teacher at South Junior High School was selected as one of the Teacher of the Year for 2024. They will be honored at the Minnesota Humanities Center on February 25.

Congratulations Ms. Heitzman!

Heitzman Awarded Social Studies Teacher of the Year