Susan Converse, 2019 Illinois Teacher of the Year, to be recognized at College Football Playoff National Championship Game

2019 Illinois Teacher of the Year to be recognized at College Football Playoff National Championship Game

Edwardsville’s Susan Converse to join other state teachers of the year on the field before kickoff on Jan. 13

SPRINGFIELD – Susan Converse, the 2019 Illinois Teacher of the Year, will be recognized at the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday, Jan. 13, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. Converse will join other state teachers of the year on the field prior to the national anthem for a celebration of the most influential teachers in the country.

The live televised honor is part of the College Football Playoff Foundation’s weekend-long Teacher of the Year Championship Experience, hosted in partnership with the Council of Chief State School Officers. The state teachers of the year will chronicle their experiences with the hashtags #CFPExtraYard, #TOYChampExperience, and #NTOY19.

Learn more about Converse and Illinois’ Teacher of the Year program in this video at https://vimeo.com/375524493.

WHAT:

2019 Illinois Teacher of the Year Susan Converse to be recognized on the field at the College Football Playoff National Championship

 

WHO:

2019 Illinois Teacher of the Year Susan Converse and other extraordinary state teachers of the year

 

WHEN:

Monday, Jan. 13; Converse to receive recognition prior to the game, which begins at 7 p.m.

 

WHERE: Televised live on ESPN from Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La.