A Winnipeg elementary school teacher is one of 12 finalists in a national teacher awards contest.
Samantha Burland, who teaches a Grade 2/3 class at Heritage School, is the only Manitoba finalist in Canadian Family magazine’s 8th annual Teacher Awards contest.
The other 11 finalists include seven teachers from Ontario, two from British Columbia and one each from Alberta and Yukon.
People can vote for their favourite finalist until June 25. The top three vote-getters will receive $2,500 each for programming and supplies.
Online voting is at www.canadianfamily.ca/contests/8th-annual-canadian-family-teacher-awards/#
The winners will be announced on Aug. 6 and featured in the September issue of Canadian Family.