Thank a Teacher Contest names winner

Promethean announced today that Linda Yollis, an elementary school teacher at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas, California, was selected as the winner of the 3rd annual Thank a Teacher Contest.

Yollis will receive a trip to the Annual Conference for the International Society for Technology in Education (#ISTE13) to be held in San Antonio, TX, June 23-26, 2013.

Yollis, who has been teaching for 26 years, focuses on opening the classroom beyond the four walls through blogging. She started blogging with her students in 2009. Since then they have been winners of the Edublogger’s 2012 Best Class Blog, 2011 Best Class Blog, 2012 Most Influential Blog and the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Yollis’s journey to ISTE 2013 will be shared on the Promethean’s Thank a Teacher Facebook page ( well as her classroom blog at