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May 6, 2010

CONTACT: Kenneth Borden 202.671.0057, Kenneth.Borden@dc.gov


District Knowledge Network Airs Profiles of Outstanding DC Educators

DCPS and the Office of Cable Television Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week

Washington, DC In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, The District Knowledge Network (DKN) is airing six profiles of outstanding District of Columbia Public School (DCPS) teachers. National Teacher Appreciation Week runs from May 3-7.

DCPS has thousands of committed professionals whose daily efforts demonstrate an unwavering dedication to the success and well being of their students. DCPS and DKN have partnered to share a glimpse of why graduation rates are increasing and students are achieving at an unprecedented pace.

" Gail McDonald, Cleveland Elementary School
" Alva Braxton-Rowe, Leckie Elementary School
" Cynthia Gianella, Takoma Educational Campus
" Stephanie Frank, Cleveland Elementary School
" William Taylor, Kimball Elementary School
" Rosanna Maximiliano, Cleveland Elementary School

Teacher Profiles will air on these days and times:

Wednesday, 5/5/10 @ 9 am & 2:30 pm

Thursday, 5/6/10 @ 10:30 am, 4:30 pm & 8:30 pm

Friday, 5/7/10 @ 9 am, 2:30 pm & 7 pm

Saturday, 5/8/10 @ 10:30 am, 4:30 pm & 8:30 pm

Sunday, 5/10/10 @ 9 am

The District Knowledge Network (DKN) is the public education channel of the District of Columbia Public Schools. It is operated by the DC Office of Cable Television. DKN is presented on Comcast channel 99, RCN channel 18 and Verizon channel 12.

For more information regarding OCT, please visit the agency’s website: