SCPS NAMES 2019 TEACHER OF THE YEAR SEMI-FINALISTS

(SANFORD, Fla.) Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) is proud to announce the 2019 Teacher of the Year (TOY) Semi-Finalists:

Elementary

School

Name

Title

Bear Lake Elementary

Devyn Prado

PK-3 Speech Language Pathology Teacher

Casselberry Elementary

Lori Truesdell

2nd Grade Teacher

Hamilton Elementary

Judy Ortiz

K-5th Grade Gifted/Talent Development Teacher

Idyllwilde Elementary

Samantha Neff

K-5th Instructional Math Coach

Lawton Elementary

Michael Fielder, Jr.

2nd Grade Teacher

Layer Elementary

Raye Ann Carlton

2nd Teacher

Middle

School

Name

Title

Chiles Middle

Megan Rincon

6-8th 2D & 3D Art

Markham Woods Middle

Leesa Lavender

7th Grade Civics

Sanford Middle

Andrew Sarafan

6th-8th STEM Elective

High School

School

Name

Title

ESC

Julie DelRusso

9-12th Exceptional Student Education

Hagerty High

Marc Pooler

11th & 12th AP Environmental Science

Lake Brantley High

Karen Szewczyk

9th-12th Intensive Math/Algebra 2 Honors

The 2019 SCPS TOY Celebration is presented by the Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools and CFE Federal Credit Union.  It will take place on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs (350 Northlake Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701) from 5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. During this event, the overall SCPS TOY will be named and will go on to represent the district at the state competition.

Press Contact

Michael Lawrence, APR
Communications Officer