Vermont Teacher of the Year (VT TOY)
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.
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.
The 2015 alternate Teacher of the Year is Christina Norland, an elementary school music teacher and PBIS coach at Edmunds Elementary School.
The 2015 Teacher of the Year finalist is Alan Crowley, a high school English teacher at Mississquoi Valley Union High School.
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
The 2014 alternate Teacher of the Year is Katy Farber, a 6th grade teacher at Rumney Memorial School in Middlesex.
The 2014 Teacher of the Year finalist is Valerie Gasco, a special educator at Riverside Middle School in Springfield.
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