Lynette Stant, from the Dine’ Nation is the 2020 Arizona Teacher of the Year. She is a fifteen-year veteran elementary teacher who teaches 3rd grade on the Salt River Indian Reservation in Scottsdale, Arizona. She holds a master’s degree in Education from Grand Canyon University, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University. Mrs. Stant is a Gates Millennium Scholar Alumni. Her mission is to ensure her students have an equitable opportunity to become leaders and uses her cultural experiences to be a reflective educator.