Franklin Elementary School Third Grade Teacher Lindsay Crowley has been named one of 33 Semifinalists for the 2018 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year.
She is now in consideration to be named one of the 12 Finalists who will be honored by the Pennsylvania Department of Education later this year.
Mrs. Crowley has been teaching for 11 years, the past 10 in the Bethel Park School District. She began her career as a Foreign Language Teacher at Neil Armstrong Middle School. For the past six years, she has taught third grade at Franklin Elementary School.
She joins eight other Bethel Park teachers who have been recognized in this program since 2008. They are: Franklin Elementary Fourth Grade Teacher Katherine Meucci (2017 Semifinalist and Finalist), Bethel Park High School Marketing Teacher Emily Smoller (2017 Semifinalist and Finalist), Bethel Park High School English Teacher Nicola Hipkins (2014 Semifinalist and Finalist), Bethel Park High School Science Teacher Clyde Qualk (2013 and 2014 Semifinalist), Bethel Park High School English Teacher Christopher Jack (2012 Semifinalist and Finalist), William Penn Fourth Grade Teacher Kathryn Clifford (2011 Semifinalist), Bethel Park High School English Teacher Charles Youngs (2009 Semifinalist and Finalist) and retired William Penn Kindergarten Teacher Cindy Buckley (2008 Semifinalist).
Congratulations and good luck, Mrs. Crowley!