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.