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2016 Iowa Teacher of the Year Takes a Break From Teaching

Apr 11, 2017
Breanna Descourouez

Scott Slechta, an English and Language Arts teacher at Fairfield High School, was named the Iowa Teacher of the Year in November. He said his students made the honor possible. 

Courtesy of Jim Melvin

Jim Melvin is finally fulfilling a lifelong dream. He's a rookie in the classroom but a seasoned veteran at real life. At age 59, he's in his first full year of teaching social studies at V.I.T. High School.