Two Douglas County educators have been recognized by the Nevada Association of School Boards for their respective contributions to K-12 public education.
Superintendent Lisa Noonan was named superintendent of the year in the entire state, and likewise Carson Valley Middle School eighth-ninth-grade English teacher Susan Van Doren was named innovative educator of the year.
The awards were announced at the association's annual conference Nov. 17 in Reno.
"It was a wonderful surprise to hear my name called for the award," Noonan said. "It meant a great deal to me that the Douglas County School Board would nominated me for this …