"I'm just a little boy from King William, Virginia and now I am the National Teacher of the Year. I just want all kids to know that you can do it."
Jahana Hayes, a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, started her reign as 2016 National Teacher of the Year on June 1.
National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes received an honorary degree at Quinnipiac University on Saturday.
A Waterbury teacher has been given a national award for her excellence as an educator.
John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury held a big celebration to honor Jahana Hayes as National Teacher of the Year.
Connecticut’s 2016 Teacher of the Year has been named a finalist for the 2016 National Teacher of the Year Award. Jahana Hayes is a social studies teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury. She is one of four finalists announced Tuesday.
It was a moment in history on Thursday when 5th District Congresswoman Jahana Hayes became the first African-American woman from Connecticut to be sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jahana Hayes is going to Washington.
Freshman Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-5) has been selected to serve on the U.S. Huouse Education and Labor Committee.
The race for the state’s 5th Congressional District is set to see some campaign spending.