A Windsor Middle School teacher has received a very prestigious honor.

According to Windsor Now, Alicia Gradisar was named shop teacher of the year by the Colorado Technology Education Association. She has been teaching shop for 28 years, and for the last 26 has taught in Windsor.

As part of the award, Gradisar received a $500 grant to attend the International Technology and Engineering Education Association conference in March, to learn and share ideas with other teachers across the world.