Etta Rassier, center, a prekindergarten teacher at Fair Oaks Elementary, was taken by surprise when David Smith, left, executive director of the Kids In Need Foundation, presented her with its National Teacher of the Year last week. She had thought she was attending a routine staff meeting.
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Teacher Etta Rassier got a little wide-eyed upon learning that she had been named national Teacher of the Year by the Kids In Need Foundation. The honor was sprung on her last week.