2024 State Board Teachers of the Year

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, 11 State Board District Teachers of the Year were selected for 2024.

Teachers of the Year for State Board Districts

Amy DeRodesAmy DeRodes
Music grades 7-12
Old Fort Local Schools
State Board District 1

DeRodes  Bio

Joseph Miller - FINALISTJoseph Miller
English Language Arts
Port Clinton High School
Port Clinton City Schools
State Board District 2

Miller Bio

Judy BrownJudy Brown
Mathematics
National Trail High School
National Trail Local Schools
State Board District 3

Brown Bio

Timothy HubbardTimothy Hubbard
English Language Arts
Deer Park High School
Deer Park Community City Schools
State Board District 4

Hubbard Bio

Salli SwisherSalli Swisher
Kindergarten
Fayetteville Elementary School
Fayetteville-Perry Local Schools
State Board District 5

Swisher Bio

Mark LowrieMark Lowrie
Broadcast Journalism
Gahanna Lincoln High School
Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools
State Board District 6
2024 Ohio Teacher of the Year

Lowrie Bio

Steve KucinskiSteve Kucinski
English Language Arts
Dublin Coffman High School
Dublin City Schools
State Board District 7

Kucinski Bio

Jennifer BestJennifer Best
Visual Art
Fairless Elementary
Fairless Local Schools
State Board District 8

Best Bio

Jennifer KinkophJennifer Kinkoph
Library Media
Leighton Elementary
Aurora City Schools
State Board District 9

Kinkoph Bio

Andrea Novicky - FINALISTAndrea Novicky
Technology
Springfield Junior High and High School
Springfield Local Schools
State Board District 10

Novicky Bio

Shanti' Coaston - FINALISTShanti Coaston
Computer Science
Westlake High School
Westlake City Schools
State Board District 11

Coaston Bio

 

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