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Ed Bergh passes away, 2014 Washington History Teacher of the Year

“Yelm High School teacher Teacher Ed Bergh facilitates a spirited yet well-reasoned class round table discussion on the landmark Roe V Wade abortion ruling during their American government class in 2012. That’s when Bergh was honored as the Washington State Civics Teacher of the Year. He won 2014 Washington State History Teacher of the Year.”
Photo credit: Steve Bloom, The Olympian

– Retired Yelm High School Educator Ed Bergh dies
Covered here many times for his achievements, Yelm High School retired teacher Ed Bergh passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Bergh’s contributions to the fabric of this community and especially to his students across the years will serve as a testament to the impact he leaves.
Our thoughts and prayers go to Ed’s family and his Yelm Community Schools constituents.

– Ed Bergh was 2014’s Washington History Teacher of the Year
From Yelm Community Schools in 2014 –
“Mr. Ed Bergh has been awarded the 2014 Washington History Teacher of the Year.”
“Congratulations! You are the 2014 Washington History Teacher of the Year. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY, and Preserve America are honored to celebrate the outstanding work that you do in the classroom. A panel of teachers, administrators, and academics from your state chose you for your use of primary documents in the classroom, the level of inspiration that you provide to your students and your career achievements in education. We thank you for engaging students with dedication and creativity,” quoting Yelm Community Schools.

– UPDATE: March 10, 2017
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2017-4625, by Representative Wilcox, honoring Ed Bergh.
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– UPDATE: March 10, 2017
HR 4625 – 2017-18, Bill in the State Legislature, by Representative Wilcox, honoring Ed Bergh.
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Posted by Steve on March 2, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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