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, 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
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.