The Search is On: 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year
  • Now Accepting Applications

    The Anne Arundel County Teacher of the Year exemplifies all that a student, parent, and administrator would want to see in a teacher. Is there an outstanding teacher at your school who you believe deserves recognition? 

    Applications for the 2018-2019 AACPS & Independent School Teacher of the Year are now available. Click here to start the nomination process

    Parents & community members should talk with their principal about the nomination process for their school. 


Congratulations! Heather Carnaghan: Finalist for 2018-2019 Maryland Teacher of the Year
  • Ms. Carnaghan has been selected as one of the five finalists for the 2018-2019 Maryland State Teacher of the Year. Ms. Carnaghan is the fourth consecutive state finalist from Anne Arundel County Public Schools, which should make everyone in AACPS proud! 

    The 2018-2019 Maryland Teacher of the Year will be announced at the Teacher of the Year Gala on October 12. Josh Carroll, STEM teacher from South River High School, is the current Teacher of the Year for the state of Maryland. 

Meet our Teachers

  • Red apple in a gold circle next to headshots of Josh Carroll, Alexis Pogonowski, and Iris Crankfield

    Read stories by past AACPS Teacher of the Year winners and nominees that take you inside some of the best classrooms in Anne Arundel County.


  • 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