BETHPAGE - A teacher from Long Island has been named a top teacher finalist on Live with Kelly.

Danielle Grecco, a Bethpage teacher, was honored this morning on the hit television talk show.

Grecco's students at JFK Middle School got to watch and cheer for their favorite teacher. Grecco was praised for her work with special needs children inside and outside of the classroom. Grecco got an award and a paid vacation. Her students will get new computers for the classroom.