2023 Teachers of the Year for Ohio's State Board Districts

Each year, the Ohio Teacher of the Year nominations are open February through early April. School administrators, colleagues, community members, parents or students may submit a nomination for one or multiple teachers from a school or district. State Board of Education members assist with the recognition program activities. Following an in-depth nomination, application and selection process this year, 10 State Board District Teachers of the Year were selected for 2023.

Teachers of the Year for State Board Districts

Michelle QuinnMichelle Quinn
Versailles Elementary School
Versailles Exempted Village Schools District
State Board District 1

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Quinn Bio

Dr. Katie PetersDr. Katie Peters
Whitmer High School
Washington Local Schools
State Board District 2

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Peters Bio

Robbie WhortonRobbie Whorton
Demmitt Elementary School 
Vandalia-Butler City School District
State Board District 3

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Whorton Bio

Jeanne Rankin - FinalistJeanne Rankin
Alternative Education Program
Winton Woods City Schools
State Board District 4

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Rankin Bio

Deborah SchwertnerDeborah Schwertner
Richfield Elementary
Revere Local Schools
State Board District 5

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Schwertner Bio

Jennifer Allen - FinalistJennifer Allen
Hilliard’s LEAD program
Hilliard City Schools
State Board District 6

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Allen Bio

Melissa Kmetz - FinalistMelissa Kmetz

Lakeview Elementary School 
Lakeview Local Schools

State Board District 7

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Kemetz Bio

Kathleen Pugh - FinalistKathleen Pugh
STEAMM Academy @ Hartford 
Canton City Schools
State Board District 8

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Pugh Bio

Leslie CroftLeslie Croft
Coshocton Elementary School 
Coshocton City Schools
State Board District 9

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Croft Bio

Adam MolerAdam Moler
New Richmond Middle School
New Richmond Exempted Village School District
State Board District 10

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Moler Bio

 

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