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Lake County’s 2022 Teacher of the Year Nominees Announced

Lake County’s 2022 Teacher of the Year Nominees Announced

They share a love of teaching and a commitment to their students, even during a pandemic. Forty-eight educators, one from each of Lake County’s public schools, are being celebrated by their peers as the 2022 Teacher of the Year for…
Villages Elementary teacher named Music Educator of the Year

Villages Elementary teacher named Music Educator of the Year

Rosemary Pilonero, music teacher at The Villages Elementary School, is has been named the 2021 Elementary Music Educator of the Year by the Florida Music Education Association (FMEA). Each year since 1989, FMEA honors a different music educator for outstanding…
Lake names Teacher of the Year finalists

Lake names Teacher of the Year finalists

Three elementary school teachers received a surprise visit yesterday from Superintendent Diane Kornegay and a caravan of representatives from the district, the Education Foundation of Lake County and Jenkins Auto Group. The entourage visited Doreen Elder, an instructional math coach…
Triangle Elementary teacher awarded $2,500 grant for garden

Triangle Elementary teacher awarded $2,500 grant for garden

Jacqueline Holmes, a fourth-grade teacher at Triangle Elementary School, has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) Teaching Gardens Network grant program. The program received applications from almost 500 schools nationwide. Triangle, through Holmes’ application, was…
Montverde Academy teacher chosen for Space Foundation program

Montverde Academy teacher chosen for Space Foundation program

A Montverde Academy Middle School science teacher has received an honor that’s out of this world. Dr. Caryn Long was selected to join the Space Foundation’s Teacher Liaison Program in 2020. She was one of 39 educators, including six international…
Leesburg teacher wins classroom makeover

Leesburg teacher wins classroom makeover

Fifth-grade teacher Caryn Long of Treadway Elementary School in Leesburg shed tears when she saw her newly renovated classroom during a special reveal this week. She was Lake County’s winner of the 2019 Renovate to Educate Contest sponsored by Addition…
St. Paul School Teacher Attending Summer Institute

St. Paul School Teacher Attending Summer Institute

Sissy Revord, who teaches middle school lanugage arts at St. Paul Catholic School in Leesburg is traveling to Washington, DC, this summer to attend the Bearing Witness Summer Institute. Sissy is one of only 40 Catholic teachers nationwide invited to…
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