Minnesota Teacher of the Year shares ideas about education The 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year is Katy Smith, an early childhood/family education teacher at Goodview School in the Winona school district. How can we improve child development and preparation for the school years?11:00 a.m.
Katy Smith: Early Childhood/Family Education teacher at Goodview School, Winona school district. Taught in the Winona school district since 1993.
The Pillsburys of Minnesota Author Lori Sturdevant tells us about one of Minnesota's most prominent families, and its impact on Minnesota history. The Pillsburys were involved in everything from flour milling and business to founding and financing Minnesota institutions of higher education, social services, health care, the arts and parks. Many had careers in elected public service, including a Minnesota Governor.12:00 p.m.
Lori Sturdevant: Author, with George S. Pillsbury, of "The Pillsburys of Minnesota." Editorial writer, columnist and reporter for the Star Tribune for more than 30 years. Also editor or collaborator on six previous books, including "A Man's Reach: The Autobiography of Elmer L. Andersen" and other books about prominent Minnesotans including civil rights leader W. Harry Davis and feminist leader and diplomat Arvonne Fraser.