Tamara Markey, 2018 McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology and LT Schools Teacher of the Year, has been selected as the 2019 Indiana Teacher of the Year! Ms. Markey teaches Project Lead the Way Pre-Engineering at MCIT.
Each year, the Indiana Department of Education conducts the Indiana Teacher of the Year program to recognize outstanding classroom teachers from across the state. One person, in accordance with National Teacher of the Year guidelines, is chosen to represent Indiana teachers at the national level.
Click here to read the DOE press release.
Watch the surprise unfold!
Click here to watch the IndyStar video.
Click here for the Chalkbeat article and learn how being a black woman in engineering shaped Ms. Markey's classroom career.
Click here to read more about Ms. Markey in the Purdue University School of Industrial Engineering online magazine.
Learn more about Mrs. Markey and her teaching philosophy in the feature story of the December Issue of Geist Magazine.