CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced 10 finalists for the 2023 West Virginia Teacher of the Year. Finalists were selected among the Teachers of the Year from each school district. Recognizing these teachers brings honor to the profession, energizes students, enhances community respect for learning, and revitalizes teachers across the state.
“Teachers have an incredible, long-lasting impact on students. These ten finalists represent the very best in West Virginia,” said State Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch. “I am proud that they are serving our students and developing the next generation of leaders.”
This year’s finalists represent elementary, middle, and high school educators from all regions of the state and include: