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In The News – Incline Elementary’s Trina Kleinhenz named Northwestern Nevada STEM Teacher of the Year

April 12, 2024 | Member Submitted

Originally Published in the Tahoe Daily Tribune, 04/12/2024, Written by Brenna O’Boyle

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – Incline Elementary School teacher Trina Kleinhenz received the Northwestern Nevada STEM Teacher of the Year Award on Wednesday April 10.

The prestigious recognition comes from the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology, and the Nevada Department of Education.

“I was surprised. It’s been super sweet,” said Kleinhenz. “… all the kids were congratulating me and they all had little smiles on their faces. It warmed my heart. At that moment, I felt the most recognized because it was by my students for what I’m doing for them.”


Photo provided to Tahoe Daily Tribune

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