Greg Truso, a second grade teacher at Wilshire Park Elementary School, was nominated and is a candidate for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Sponsored by Education Minnesota, the Minnesota Teacher of the Year Program recognizes and celebrates excellence in teaching. Mr. Truso is one of 167 candidates and Education Minnesota will announce the 54th Teacher of the Year on May 6, 2018. Mr. Truso has been teaching at Wilshire Park since 2011. He and his wife Holly live in Blaine with daughter Sadie and son Charlie.