Full Interviews: Teacher of the Year finalists in Washington


WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The top teachers in the nation visited Washington this week for a ceremony honoring the national and state teachers of the year.

President Trump met with the teachers earlier this week in the Oval Office. The honorees also had the chance to meet with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. The group participated in a panel discussion with education department officials.

We had the chance to speak with a number of the teachers about the current education system, how they’ve found success, and the experience of visiting D.C. You can watch the conversations below:

Rhode Island: Charlene Tuttle

South Dakota: Eric Boomsa

Tennessee: Melissa Miller

California: Rosie Reid

West Virginia: Jada Reeves

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