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Irving Teacher Named Regional Teacher of the Year

Her ability to connect with students and families is one reason Nicole Butler is Oregon’s Regional Teacher of the Year.

Nicole Butler, 2nd grade teacher at Irving Elementary, has been named the Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year. Nicole receives a $500 award and is automatically nominated for the honor of 2021 Oregon Teacher of the Year, to be announced this fall.

Now completing her 14th year in Bethel School District – all of them at Irving – Nicole has been recognized for her commitment to building relationships with students and families, and leading on culturally responsive teaching in her classroom and school.

The award was revealed at a brief morning online staff meeting, during which a surprised Nicole thanked all her co-workers for their support and the work they do with Irving children.

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