Paradise Valley teacher advances to finals in award series

Shannon Perna (submitted photo)

Shannon Perna (submitted photo)

Shannon Perna, a sixth grade teacher at Palomino Intermediate School, has been named a  Finalist for the 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teacher Award.

The Rodel Exemplary Teacher Initiative seeks to increase the number of excellent teachers in high-need schools by identifying and recognizing exceptional teachers with a track record of extraordinary student achievement in these schools, according to a press release.

The Rodel Foundation will announce the 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teachers during the Thanksgiving weekend.

Palomino Intermediate School is in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

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