The Educational Service District in the Tri-Cities is proud to announce the selection of Laurie Price as the Regional Teacher of the Year.

Laurie Price currently is serving as a special education work-based learning teacher at Hanford High School in Richland. Ms. Price has spent 22 years working in education according to a press release from the School District.

As the regional recipient, she now moves on to compete against finalists from the eight other ESDs in hopes of being named as the 2018 State Teacher of the Year.

As the Regional Teacher of the Year, Ms. Price will attend a long weekend of interviews, a leadership retreat, and an awards ceremony.

If Ms. Price be selected as Washington State's Teacher of the Year recipient, she will have the opportunity to compete for the national title.