Vermont Teacher of the Year (VT TOY)

Mission

Vermont Teacher of the Year
From left to right: 2014 finalist Valerie Gasco, Vermont Teacher of the Year Luke Foley, and alternate Katy Farber.

The mission of the Vermont Teacher of the Year Program is to promote the teaching profession and to recognize educators who are modeling “best practices" in Vermont’s schools. The Vermont Teacher of the Year is an outstanding teacher who represents the thousands of excellent educators in our state. He or she serves as an advocate for the teaching profession, education, and students.




Luke Foley - 2014 Vermont Teacher of the Year

2014 Teacher of the Year

Luke Foley, an Alternative Program teacher at Northfield Middle High School in Northfield, was named by Education Secretary Armando Vilaseca and State Board of Education (SBE) Chair Stephan Morse as the 2014 Vermont Teacher of the Year (VT-TOY). The announcement was made at the beginning of the SBE meeting which was held at the school today.


Alternate and Finalists

The 2014 alternate Teacher of the Year is Katy Farber, a 6th grade teacher at Rumney Memorial School in Middlesex.

Nomination and Application Form

  1. Nominate a Teacher
    Teachers should be nominated no later than March 28, 2014, to ensure that the nominated teacher is given enough time to thoroughly prepare an application that reflects exemplary teaching prior to the application deadline.

  2. Teachers
    As a nominee, teachers must submit their applications to the Agency by May 30, 2014.


More Information

View State Teachers of the Year

View National Teachers of the Year

Questions?

Angela Ross at angela.ross@state.vt.us or (802) 479-1240

Page Last Updated on April 22, 2014