Missouri News: Francis Howell English Language Arts Teacher Named 2019 Missouri Teacher of the Year, Shelly Parks



JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Shelly Parks realized early in her teaching career that the lessons students will remember from her classroom likely would have little to do with grammar, vocabulary or literature.  So what does an English teacher do?  Connect the classroom to the real world.

In 16 years at Francis Howell North High School, Parks has transformed the learning experiences for thousands of students, and on Tuesday morning, she was announced as the 2019 Missouri Teacher of the Year. 

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