|Front row, from left: Dr. Amy Steiner, Renae Von Kaenel, Shiow-Jen Sun, Kristen Rasmussen and John Twernbold.
Back row, from left: Rebecca Burnham, Jennifer Ivers, Sara Ibs, Virginia Enfield, Bryce Rasmussen, Maria Bacon, Alyssa Stamm, Dr. Jennifer Runck and Bryan Buzzard.
Not pictured: Kristen Huppler and Kirsten Vaage of OMS; Jennifer Stankevitz of OIS; and Kristina Just and Samantha Sadler of Schumann Elementary.
Nineteen Orono faculty members achieved tenure this school year. Formal acknowledgment of the honor was made in a ceremony during the November 12 School Board meeting.
Per Minnesota law, tenure is granted to new teachers after completing three successful years in a single district. Teachers who have achieved tenure elsewhere must complete one successful year before receiving tenure in their new district.
Faculty members honored during 2019-20 are: