Pendley will continue to work at her school as a math instructional coach and reading intervention teacher. She’s also the school’s 4-H Club Advisor.
Under a normal schedule, the state’s 2021 teacher of the year would be announced this month. Frick said some school systems don’t finalize their district-level candidates until the spring and that process was interrupted by the pandemic.
The plan is to select the next award winner in the spring of 2021.