Teacher of the Year

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Tampa Bay Area Instructor Named Florida Teacher Of The Year

The 2016 Florida Teacher of the Year was named Thursday night and the winner is Tampa Bay area language arts teacher.


Christie Bassett of Highlands Grove Elementary School in Polk County was announced as the winner in an Orlando ceremony at the Hard Rock Live at Universal Studios. (Source: Twitter/@EducationFL)

Florida Art Teacher Named Teacher Of The Year

One Florida art teacher nabbed the title of Florida’s 2015 Teacher of the Year on Thursday.


Trading tales from the field with Fl teacher of the year and national finalist Dorina Sackman.  (Source: Twitter/Alberto Carvalho)

Supt. Carvalho Recognized At White House Ceremony

Another big honor for Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. On Thursday, he was recognized for his work by President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a White House ceremony for the National Teacher of the Year announcement.


Dr. Andrew Shipe teaches 10th and 11th grade English at Pompano Beach High School.   (Source: CBS4)

Pompano High School Teacher Finalist For County’s “Teacher Of The Year”

Of the six finalists for Broward County Public Schools’ “Teacher of the Year” only one is a high school teacher. Dr. Andrew Shipe teaches 10th and 11th grade English at Pompano Beach High School.


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Miami-Dade Awards Teacher Of The Year

Myra Betancourt’s face said it all. Her smile beamed as she made her way through hugs and handshakes to the front of the ball room at the Trump International Doral Resort to receive the Golden Apple as the 2015 Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year.


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Florida’s Teacher Of The Year Announced

The 2012-2013 school year is all done, and the students’ report cards are old news, so now it’s time for one Florida teacher to be honored with the of the sunshine state’s Teacher of the Year award.


Carol City Elementary School teacher Alexandre Lopes named Macy’s Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year on July 12, 2012. This is an image of Lopes in his classroom. (CBS4)

Special Ed Teacher From Carol City Named Teacher Of The Year

A huge congratulations goes out to a South Florida elementary school teacher who has been named Teacher of the Year.


Alex Lopes was named Miami-Dade's "Teacher of the Year."  (Source: CBS4)

Carol City Teacher A Finalist For Macys Teacher Of The Year Award

A Miami-Dade County Public School teacher was in for a pleasant surprise on Friday that started with a fire alarm.


Alex Lopes was named Miami-Dade's "Teacher of the Year."  (Source: CBS4)

Commission Honors Dade’s “Teacher Of The Year”

He reads stories, sings songs and teaches children who need special attention. He’s also one of the most amazing teachers in Miami-Dade.


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Broward Band Director Named Teacher Of The Year

A top honor was bestowed upon a Broward County teacher Thursday night in Orlando.