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Three Parkway teachers earn Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

11/20/2023 -- Three Parkway teachers have been selected as winners of the 2023 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award – Zora Shields, first-grade teacher at Wren Hollow Elementary; Jeffrey Stephenson, social studies teacher at Parkway Central Middle, and Anne Erehart, math teacher at Parkway South High.

Shields, Stephenson and Erehart are among more than 99 teachers from across the St. Louis metropolitan area who are being recognized as examples of truly outstanding educational excellence and exceptional dedication to students. The annual program recognizes St. Louis area instructors, selected by their schools’ administrators, for their accomplishments and dedication to their students and the teaching profession.

The Excellence in Teaching Awards program began in St. Louis in 1989 and is sponsored annually by Emerson, the global technology and software company.