teacher of the year

January 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville High School Teacher Wins National Educator of the Year Award

Sean Pang, English and media arts teacher at Rockville High School (RHS), won the 2019 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year Award. He is one of 10 recipients across the U.S. Pang received a $1,000 grant, which he plans to use to film a documentary that brings light to financial issues in Montgomery County that […]

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September 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Hallie Wells Educator Nominated for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, an English teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is having a year many educators dream of. In April, she was named a finalist for the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year. Now, she’s one of seven educators in the state nominated for the Maryland Teacher of the Year […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Forest Knolls Educator Receives MCPS Teacher of the Year Award

A Kindergarten and First Grade teacher from Forest Knolls Elementary School in Silver Spring, has been named the 2017-2018 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Kristen Kane, who has taught at the school for more than 11 years, was awarded teacher of the year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration on Wednesday […]

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April 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Top Teacher: Richard Montgomery High School teacher Nancy Shay has been named MCPS  “Teacher of the Year.” 2. SMOB: Sherwood High School student Matt Post has been elected as the 40th Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education. 3. Work Life: […]

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April 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Nancy Shay Named MCPS Teacher of the Year

An English resource teacher from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, has been named the 2017-2018 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year funded by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund, according to MCPS Spokesperson, Melissa Rivera. Nancy Shay, who has worked for MCPS for 29 years, was awarded teacher of the year during the 15th annual […]

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April 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 26, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 26th, in Montgomery County: 1. Police Beat: Montgomery County Police Captain Mark Plazinski, a 23-year veteran of the department, has been named the police department’s new 5th district commander. He begins his new role on May 1st. 2. Best Schools: Churchill High School is one of the […]

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March 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Meet the Three Finalists for MCPS Teacher of the Year Award (PHOTOS)

Three teachers from Montgomery County Public Schools  have been named finalists for the 2016–2017 Teacher of the Year Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. The three finalists are: Nancy Shay, is a English resource teacher at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. As the English Department head, she has elevated the work of other […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Greenblatt Fund Picks Top Teachers

The Marian Greenblatt Education Fund on Friday chose five educators who will receive the 2017 Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Awards. Three master teachers were selected, each representing high school, middle school, and elementary school teachers. One master teacher awardee will go on to become Teacher of the Year for Montgomery County. Two rising star teachers, […]

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July 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Meet MCPS Teacher of the Year Michael Williams (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools employs more than 12 thousand teachers, and each year the schools choose one of these educators as teacher of the year. This year the winner is a social studies teacher from Kennedy High School whose teaching ability has been described as invigorating. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner […]

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May 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week features reports on Metro’s Smart Track Plan, the shopping center shootings, MCPS teacher of the year and more. You can watch the show, below:  

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