National Teacher of the Year Award
- 1970 -- Johnnie T. Dennis -- Physics and Math Analysis, Walla Walla High School, Walla Walla, Washington
- 1963 -- Elmon S. Ousley -- Speech, American Government, Bellevue Senior High School, Bellevue, Washington
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Good News for Washington Teachers
- Washington Receives Top Rating for Special Education... [Read More]
- WASL Replacement Plan Nears Completion… [Read More]
- Grants Support Teaching Strategies for Tech Integration - New grant program funds 200 teachers… [Read More]
Washington Teacher’s Salary Statistics and Benefits
- Washington teachers have a starting salary of $36,474
- Washington teachers have an average salary of $52,926
- The 10 year growth in salary is 25.6%
- Washington Teachers get about 15 weeks of vacation every year
- It takes a Washington Teacher 2 years to be eligible for their tenure
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