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Metairie Academy Teacher Chosen as State Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award

Claudia Suazo, a fourth grade teacher at Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies, has been selected as a Louisiana State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Suazo is now one of three Louisiana elementary school math teachers eligible to receive a PAEMST award, the nation’s highest honor for U.S. K-12 mathematics and science teachers. The awards program […]

Metairie Academy Teacher Celebrates 20 Years of Making Walt Disney World Resort Her Second Classroom

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Gifted resource educator Mona Herbert of Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies recently celebrated two decades of participating in Disney Youth Education Series (YES) programs during a trip with her students to Walt Disney World Resort. Since 1996, Herbert has brought over 800 students and 500 accompanying parents to take part […]