The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc., in cooperation with Washington County Public Schools, is proud to recognize men and women who serve in a teaching capacity and who work to ensure educational excellence in Washington County.
One top public school teacher will be named the Teacher of the Year from Washington County Public Schools to represent Washington County in the Maryland State Teacher of the Year awards program.
The State winner is entered in the competition for National Teacher of the Year, an esteemed position. The National Teacher leaves the classroom and spends the year as a teacher ambassador, speaking nationally and internationally.
2013-2014 Washington County Teacher of the Year Finalists:
- Beth Hoffman, North Hagerstown High School, 10th grade English teacher
- Sally Irwin, Washington County Technical High School, Project Lead the Way biomedical science teacher
- Tameron Marriner, Rockland Woods Elementary School, kindergarten teacher
- Ayako Shiga, Boonsboro High School, Japanese language teacher
- Matt Tack, Fountaindale Elementary School, 5th grade magnet teacher