Frederick County Public School Teachers Get Top Scores

For the last 20 years we’ve been boasting to potential home buyers in Frederick County: “Frederick County Schools consistently test in the top 5 Counties in Maryland. We have award-winning schools.”

Well, we have award-winning teachers and principals, too. Here are some of the great reports about our gifted professionals:

  • Frederick County Teacher of the Year for 2012: Urbana High School, Norm Crosby, American History Teacher
  • Yellow Springs Principal Kathy Prichard named Educator of the Year by Maryland PTA
  • Frederick County Public School Students score in the top Quarter on Maryland State Assessments
  • 2011-2012 National Teacher of the Year:  Michelle Shearer, Chemistry Teacher, Urbana High School.
  • University of Maryland College of Education recognizes Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban as Outstanding New Professional
  • Thurmont Primary School principal Debra Myers awarded 2012 Distinguished Education Leadership Award by the Washington Post Educational Leadership Foundation.

And the latest accolades for Frederick County Public High Schools:

FCPS Makes All 3 America’s Best Lists …All* of our high schools rank in the top 9% of about 22,000 high schools nationwide, according to The Washington Post 2012 Challenge Index.

(*Oakdale High School hasn’t been open long enough to be on the Index)

Congrats to all the hard-working Frederick County Public School employees! Find out more at Frederick County Public Schools website.

Karen Highland

I'm a real estate agent, real estate blogger, communications director, a wife, mom (empty nest - yay!), dog-lover, and wine-lover. Frederick Md is a great place to live, work and brag about! The Highland Group. 301-401-5119 Google

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