LPB’s Nancy Tooraen Recognized for Improving Classroom Instruction

Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s Nancy Tooraen was recently recognized with a coveted DENny Award by the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) for her efforts to grow their professional learning community. A global community of education professionals supported by Discovery Education, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing, and inspiration.

Established in 2009, the annual DENny Awards recognize Discovery Educators who have contributed to the growth of community through teaching or leading. Tooraen was honored in the “Involvement” category, which is dedicated to educators who initiated or actively engaged in activity that significantly contributed to the sense of community. For more information about Discovery Education’s DEN and digital services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Facebook, follow us on Twitter at @DiscoveryEd, or find us on Instagram and Pinterest. About Discovery Education As the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional learning, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe. Inspired by Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com. Published: May 30, 2018