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Teacher of the Year Award

MCPS Teacher of the Year 2022-2023

MCPS ToY 2022 J.Dunn

Mr. Johnathan M. Dunn, Sherwood High School

Johnathan M. Dunn is a general/choral educator and restorative justice coach at Sherwood High School, and has been an educator for more than 20 years in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). In addition to Sherwood High School, he has taught at Cabin John Middle School, Francis Scott Key Middle School, James Hubert Blake High School, Earle B. Wood Middle School, and Northwood High School.

 As the MCPS Teacher of the Year, Mr. Dunn will now be the MCPS nominee for the 2022-2023 Maryland State Teacher of Year award.

 

Award Overview

The Montgomery County Teacher of the Year Award honors a full-time Pre-kindergarten/Head Start through Grade 12 teacher who has a demonstrated record of high academic expectations for all students, engaging students of all backgrounds and abilities, contributing to a positive school culture, and connecting with the school community. The Montgomery County Teacher of the Year goes on to represent Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) as the MCPS nominee for the Maryland State Teacher of the Year award. 

2023 Award Details 

Nominations for the Montgomery County Teacher of the Year are now being acepted. The deadline for submission is midnight, December 16, 2022

Please submit completed nomination packet to: Maria Lopez-Silvero.

Nomination Process 

  • Requirements - Nominations must be supported by at least one of the following: a student; a staff member, a parent/guardian, or community member. A minimum of six years’ experience as an MCPS teacher is also required.
  • Nomination Packet
  • Re-Submitting Previous Nominations - Nominations made in previous years may be resubmitted. Questions should be addressed to the Office of Human Resources and Development (OHRD), at 240-740-7012.
  • Winner Selection and Announcement - A panel appointed by the chief of Human Resources and Development will select the recipient.

 

When & Where to Submit

  • Nomination DeadlineNomination materials must be received by December 16, 2022. Nominations made in previous years may be resubmitted as long as the current award format is followed.  
  • Nomination Packet Please submit completed nominations to Maria_L_Lopez-Silvero@mcpsmd.org