ASHLAND – Stacie Taylor, an educational technology resource teacher at Bell Creek Middle School and Hanover County Online School, has been selected as the 2020-2021 Hanover County Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
Taylor has served county students for 18 years, first as a history teacher and, since 2012, an instructional technology resource teacher, planning in conjunction with teachers, creating engaging learning experiences for students. , co-teacher and working across the division. projects, among others.
She will now compete for the 2021 Region I Superintendents Teacher of the Year award.
“I am so delighted, honored and humbled to be recognized as the teacher of the year in Hanover. It is a special honor in one of the most complicated years for teaching and learning that I have ever known, ”said Taylor.
She added, “I recognize that my work is a team effort: a team of teachers, technology integrators, technical support and educational leaders. And the incredible flexibility, persistence and compassion shown by our students, parents and community members has also been integral to this team effort.
Superintendent Dr. Michael Gill made the surprise announcement on Monday, April 26, outside Bell Creek Middle School, as Taylor’s colleagues and family cheered him on.