Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott today joined Florida Department of Education and Macy’s to announce Tammy Jerkins as the 2018 Teacher of the Year. Tammy is a secondary mathematics teacher from Leesburg High School in Lake County with 25 years of experience in public education.
Governor Rick Scott said, “First Lady Ann Scott and I are proud to join Macy’s and the Florida Department of Education to recognize the 2018 Teacher of the Year, Tammy Jerkins. I’d like to thank all of these educators for their incredible impact on Florida students and I applaud their commitment to preparing them for higher education and successful careers. The workers and leaders of tomorrow are in our classrooms today and every day, Florida teachers go above and beyond to ensure their success.”