The St. Johns County School District has announced five finalists for the teacher of the year award. The award is presented to a local educator who has demonstrated exceptional teaching abilities and has demonstrated commitment to student success. The winners will receive various awards and will have the opportunity to apply for the Florida Teacher of the Year program. In addition to receiving the coveted Teacher of the Years award, finalists will receive a brand-new Toyota car donated by Beaver Toyota St. Augustine.
The other nominees for St. Johns County Teacher of the Year are Andrew Burk, a band director at Valley Ridge Academy. Kaitlyn Holle, a middle school science teacher at Mill Creek Academy, was also selected. She is representing the St. Johns County School District in the Florida Teacher of the Year competition. A $500 gift certificate from Equitable will be presented to the Rookie Teacher of the Year.
The five finalists for the 2021-22 Teacher of the Year award are Andrew Fuata, a second-grade teacher at Cunningham Creek Elementary School, Patricia McElhone, an academic interventionist at St. Johns Virtual High School, and Veronica Fuata, a kindergarten teacher at Cunningham Creek Elementary School. The St. Johns County Education Foundation sponsors the awards and the annual event honors educators in the area.
The five finalists for the 2021-22 St. Johns County Teacher of the Year award are Andrew Burk, a second-grade English teacher at Valley Ridge Academy, Robie Hagan, an academic interventionist at St. Johns Virtual School, and Sharon Warwell-Murden. The five nominees will be honored at a ceremony at World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort on March 17.
In addition to recognizing the best educators in St. Johns County, INK! will also honor veteran and rookie teachers. Nominees are chosen based on their teaching skills, student interaction with students, and professional excellence. The Rookie Teacher of the Year will be awarded at the event. The award is presented to a rookie teacher in the St. Johns County School District. The winner will receive a certificate commemorating their accomplishment.
The INK! board of directors and staff will honor the five nominees for the Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year. Each nominee has demonstrated exceptional instructional skills, professional excellence, and a commitment to improving student outcomes. The awards ceremony will be held at the Renaissance St. Augustine Resort. This event is open to the public. Applicants must be current or retired teachers. They must be in the county for at least one year to qualify.
The awards will also recognize two rookie teachers in the county. The Rookie Teacher of the Year will be chosen by INK! board members and staff. The Rookie Teacher of the Year will win a prize of $500. The winner will receive a free classroom ukulele as well as other awards from the St. Johns County Education Foundation. At the event, they will be recognized for their instructional skills, student interaction, and professional excellence.
The finalists for the 2021-22 Teacher of the Year award have been announced by INK!, a nonprofit organization in the St. Johns County School District. The organization is a nonprofit that promotes academic success through classroom grants and other teacher support initiatives. The winners were nominated by their peers in every school district in the county. There are no less than six finalists this year.
The three winners of the St. Johns County Teacher of the Year award have been nominated by their peers and by their school districts. In addition to being recognized by their peers, the winners are honored by their peers. Their nominations have been judged based on their instructional skills, student interaction, and professional excellence. During the ceremony, the St.Johns County Education Foundation presents awards to the nominees.
In addition to the Teacher of the Year award, the St. Johns County School District has been recognized as the best school district in the state for many years. The district has a high student population and many parents move to the county for their children’s education. As a result, the number of students in St. Johns County is a record-high. However, there are many reasons for this.