- AACPS News Releases - http://www.aacpsnews.org/pressr -

FIVE EDUCATORS NAMED FINALISTS FOR ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TEACHER OF THE YEAR HONOR

teachers [1]Educators from three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school make up the field of five finalists announced today for the 2015 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The educators will be among 50 to be honored at the 29th annual Excellence in Education banquet at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum on April 10, 2015.

The public school finalists, selected from a field of 10 semifinalists, are:

In addition to the public school finalists, the following educators are finalists for the 2015 Independent Schools Teacher of the Year:

The banquet is presented annually in partnership by Anne Arundel County Public Schools and the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce. In addition to outstanding teachers, the banquet also will honor local business and community partners that have forged critical partnerships with schools across the county, directly benefitting AACPS’ nearly 80,000 students.

Superintendent George Arlotto was joined by Board Members and chamber officials as they surprised the finalists this morning by visiting classrooms with bouquets of flowers.

The finalists will be interviewed by a panel made up of educators, administrators, students, and business leaders. The Public Schools Teacher of the Year will represent Anne Arundel County at the state Teacher of the Year competition later this year.

Tickets for the event are $55 each.  For sponsorship information and ticket orders, visit www.aaaccc.org [2]. For other information, please call 410-266-3960.