• Media Advisory: PGCPS to Announce Teacher of the Year

    April 7, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and the Prince George’s County Board of Education will announce the 2017 Prince George’s County Teacher of the Year during a celebration April 11 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt. Nine nominees will be recognized for their work as outstanding educators, joined by family, friends and colleagues.

    The Largo High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard will open the ceremony with a presentation of colors, and the Charles Herbert Flowers High School Jazz Band will perform.


    Amanda Espina will share her experiences as the 2016 Prince George’s County Teacher of the Year, and join Dave Zahren, Television Specialist, in hosting the event. Prince George’s County Board of Education Chair Dr. Segun C. Eubanks and PGCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell will announce this year’s winner.


    This year’s event is sponsored by National Teachers Associates Life Insurance Company (NTA Life). Gift sponsors include Educational Systems Federal Credit Union (ESFCU), Specialties, Inc., the Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA), Expressions of Faith and Wegmans.


    WHAT: 2017 Prince George’s County Teacher of the Year Celebration


    WHEN: Tuesday, April 11 • 6:30 p.m.


    WHERE:

    Martin’s Crosswinds
    7400 Greenway Center Drive
    Greenbelt, Maryland


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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.