The Search is On: 2019 Teacher of theYear

Finalists Announced for 2019 AACPS Teacher of the Year!

  • AACPS is excited to announce the five AACPS finalists for the 2019 Teacher of the Year!

    • Aundrea Atwood-Starkey, Southern High School
    • Teresa Beilstein, South Shore Elementary School
    • David Britton, Magothy River Middle School
    • Carrie Deaver, Pasadena Elementary School
    • Samantha Klenkel Wilkinson, Cape St. Claire Elementary School

    The 2019 AACPS Teacher of the Year will be announced at the Excellence in Eucation Awards Dinner on April 25, 2019. This special evening will also honor the 46 public school and seven independent school Teacher of the Year nominees and semifinalists as well as the 2019 Business Partner of the Year nominees


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  • Be there when we announce who will be the 2019 Teacher of the Year!

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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