About the Agency

Vermont Teacher of the Year (VT TOY)

Overview

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.

Rebecca Haslam - 2015 Vermont Teacher of the Year

2015 Teacher of the Year

Rebecca Haslam, a Champlain Elementary School teacher and District Social Studies and Equity Curriculum Coach for grades K-5, has been selected as the 2015 Vermont Teacher of the Year.

2015 Vermont Teacher of the Year Press Release

2015 Alternate

The 2015 alternate Teacher of the Year is Christina Norland, an elementary school music teacher and PBIS coach at Edmunds Elementary School.

2015 Finalist

The 2015 Teacher of the Year finalist is Alan Crowley, a high school English teacher at Mississquoi Valley Union High School. .

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.

2014 Alternate

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

2014 Finalist

The 2014 Teacher of the Year finalist is Valerie Gasco, a special educator at Riverside Middle School in Springfield.

More Information

View State Teachers of the Year

View National Teachers of the Year

Questions?

Jill Remick, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, at jill.remick@state.vt.us or (802) 479-1177

Page Last Updated on October 21, 2014