Chris Hansen of is among this year's winners of the Teacher of the Year Awards, the Alameda County Office of Education has announced.
Hansen is an eighth grade Core program teacher and has coached Lincoln's boys basketball and Ultimate Frisbee teams, according to his district web page. He is a native of new York and a graduate of Skidmore College.
Alameda Unified School District selected Hansen as its district teacher of the year and its candidate for county and statwide awards. The award was announced at the May 22 Board of Education meeting.
Other finalists for the AUSD award were Kimberley Hare, Lum Elementary School; Joan Ralph, Earhart Elementary School; and Anne Turpin, Alameda High School.
Hansen and other Alameda County school district winners will be honored at an awards ceremony on Oct. 4 at the Castro Valley Center for the Arts. The Alameda County Teacher of the Year winner, and candidate for the state nomination, will also be announced during the event. The event is open to the public; registration details will become available in July.