Washington's Assistant Superintendent will announce the 2014 Teacher of the Year on Monday, and two of the nine finalists are from Eastern Washington.
Dr. Jeff Dunn, an English teacher at Deer Park High School, has a Ph.D in English Literature and Ph.D. Certificate in Culture Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Dunn manages his own web page with information for students and teachers about special programs and classes at Deer Park HS.
Matthew Brewer has taught middle and high school science in the Soap Lake School District for seven years. In a press release from the school district Brewer stated that he was born to teach and that it is a very exciting time to be a teacher.