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Nominations Being Accepted for 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Posted November 6, 2015

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 6, 2015) – Nominations are now being accepted through January 4, 2016, for the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year in Washington County Public Schools (WCPS). The form can be completed and submitted online from the WCPS website: Nomination Form.  

Parents, students, fellow educators and community members are encouraged to submit nominations for Teacher of the Year. A Teacher of the Year candidate must be a full-time teacher who spends the majority of his or her time teaching students, have a minimum of five years of experience and remain in a teaching position during the school year following his or her nomination.

2015-2016 Teacher of the Year Sally Irwin from Washington County Technical High School was chosen as one of seven finalists in the Maryland State Teacher of the Year program.

The Teacher of the Year program is a partnership between WCPS and the Hagerstown/Washington County Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Next year’s dinner and recognition will be held at Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown on April 20, 2016.