Congratulations! Heather Carnaghan 2017-2018 AACPS Teacher of the Year, Monarch Global Contract School

AACPS Names Heather Carnaghan as 2018 Teacher of the Year!

  • Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School eighth-grade social studies teacher Heather Carnaghan, a 13-year teaching veteran, was named the 2017-18 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year at the 32nd annual Excellence in Education Awards on May 25, 2018. 

    Lauren Rimando, a middle school math teacher at Annapolis Area Christian School, was named the Independent Schools Teacher of the Year.

    The awards event also honoroed this year's 40 AACPS Teacher of the Year nominees and all eight Independent school nominees.

    Read the complete press release.

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  • For questions about the Teacher of the Year selection process or awards ceremony:

    Carol Ann McCurdy
    Director of Partnerships, Development & Marketing

    For questions about the application or submission form:

    Lauren Grey-Hawkins
    Business & Communication Specialist