5 Broadneck-Area Teachers are Semifinalists for Teacher of the Year
Teachers from four area schools were among the 15 semifinalists in the county.
One-third of the 15 teachers named as semifinalists for this year's Teacher of the Year award are from Broadneck-area schools.
The list of teachers went public this week, and includes:
- Raven Bishop, Severn River Middle School
- Martha Gardner, Belvedere Elementary School
- Catherine Hayo, Arnold Elementary School
- Mary Rathlev, Severn River Middle School
- Scott Rundle, Broadneck High School
The list of teachers will be narrowed down to five finalists before a winner is chosen to represent Anne Arundel County in the Maryland Teacher of the Year Awards.
The full press release follows:
Fifteen educators from all levels of the public school system werenamed today as semifinalists for the 2012 Anne Arundel County Teacher of the Year award. Eight of the educators are elementary school teachers, three teach at middle schools, and four teach at the high school level. Ten of the county’s 12 high school clusters are represented by semifinalists.
A group of 50 Anne Arundel County teachers will be honored at the 26th annual Excellence in Education banquet at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum on April 16, 2012. Five finalists for the 2012 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year award will be announced later this month. The winner will represent the county in the Maryland State Teacher of the Year competition.
In addition, three private school teachers will vie for the 2012 Private School Teacher of the Year award.The event, presented in partnership by Anne Arundel County Public Schools and the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, will also honor local business and community partners that have forged critical partnerships with schools across the county, directly benefiting AACPS’ 76,000 students.