Today, First Lady Ann Scott and Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart named Joy Prescott from Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School in Glades County the 2019 Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year at the awards gala in Orlando.
Today, during the Teacher of the Year Gala, Bonnie Bresnyan from Lewis Elementary School in Hillsborough County was presented with the Mary J. Brogan “Excellence in Teaching” Award and Kerry Adams from Shadeville Elementary School in Wakulla County was presented with the Dr. Brian Dassler Leadership Award.
Today, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart surprised Samantha Neff during a professional development activity with a check for $15,000 and the news that she is one of five Teacher of the Year finalists.
Today, at a meeting of the State Board of Education, Commissioner Stewart recognized Florida Prepaid as the presenting sponsor of the Florida Teacher of the Year Program. The annual Florida Teacher of the Year Program celebrates one of the most important professions in the world: teaching.
Tammy Jerkins, secondary mathematics teacher from Leesburg High School in Lake County, was named the 2018 Macy’s/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year at the awards gala held tonight at Hard Rock Live at Universal Studios Orlando.