The Montana chapter of NNSTOY (MT STOY) aims to promote teacher leadership that will impact student learning by elevating the teaching profession through purposeful, non-partisan engagement in state-wide activities and conversations related to education.

Linda Rost


Linda Rost teaches biology, anatomy and physiology, AP Biology, chemistry, and science research for grades 10-12 at Baker High School in Baker, MT. She facilitated a successful science research program at Carter County High School in Ekalaka from 2007-2014 and started the program in Baker in 2014. In her twelve-year career, twenty-two of her students have competed at national or international science competitions. One student placed 1st at more


Remote Learning Tips
Check out this article from the Missoulian, where Dylan Huisken, 2019 Montana Teacher of the Year, and Linda Rost, 2020 Montana Teacher of the Year,... read more
Eastern Montana Teacher Tabbed as Finalist for National Teacher of the Year
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How to be the Best
Imagine someone starring in the movie, " THE BEST TEACHER in the WORLD! " What do you see in the star’s actions and behaviors? What traits do... read more
Linda Rost, Finalist for National Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Linda Rost, 2020 Montana Teacher of the Year and MT STOY board member, on being chosen as one of the four finalists for National... read more
Meet Linda Rost
In this video from the Office of Public Instruction, meet Linda Rost the 2020 Montana Teacher of the Year and our teacher... read more

2020 Montana State Teacher of the Year Finalists:

Traci Doll, Jordann Lankford, Connie Wittak