Maryland 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year

Nominees by City / County

2021-2022 Maryland Teacher Of The Year Bios

Press Release: Baltimore County Middle School Teacher Brianna Ross Named 2021-2022 Maryland Teacher Of The Year

Press Release: Maryland State Department of Education Recognizes 2021- 2022 Teachers of the Year

Nicholas Amick, Allegany TOY-2021-2022
Nicholas Amick

Allegany County
Allegany High School
English, Grade 9

Jing Dai, Anne Arundel TOY 2021-2022
Jing Dai

Anne Arundel County
Meade High School
Chinese, Grades 9-12

Sidney Thomas, Baltimore City TOY-2021-2022
Sidney Thomas

Baltimore City
Holabird Academy
Social Studies
Grades 7-8


Brianna Ross

Baltimore County
Deer Park Middle Magnet School
Social Studies, Grade 6
Baltimore County Middle School Teacher Brianna Ross Named 2021-2022 Maryland Teacher Of The Year

Jennifer Rachic, Calvert TOY-2021-22
Jennifer Rachic

Calvert County
Calvert High School
Calvert Career & Technology Academy
CTE/Academy of Health Professions, Grades 11-12

Michelle Foster

Caroline County
 Colonel Richardson High School, English, Grades 9-12
Dawnella Dill

Carroll County
Century High School
English, Grades 9-12
Mary Spence, Cecil TOY 2021-22
Mary Spence

Cecil County 
Elkton High School
English Language Arts
Grades 9-12
Alexis Eaton, Charles TOY 2021-22
Alexis Eaton

Charles County
Dr. James Craik Elementary School
Grade 4

Amy Stoops, Dorchester TOY 2021-22
Amy Stoops
Dorchester County
Hurlock Elementary School
Grade 2

Jennifer Perez Ryan, Frederick TOY 2021-22
Jennifer Perez Ryan

Frederick County
West Frederick Middle School
English, Grades 6-8

Lindsay Krisher, Garrett TOY 2021-22 Lindsay Krisher

Garrett County
Southern Garrett High School
Computer Science, Grades 9-12

Lauren Byrd, Harford TOY 2021-22
Lauren Byrd

Harford County
Hickory Elementary School
Grade 1

Amy Woolf, Howard TOY 2021-22 Amy Woolf

 Howard County
 Oakland Mills Middle School
Science/Biology, Grade 7

Caren Saunders, Kent TOY 2021-22 Caren R. B. Saunders

Kent County
Kent County High School
Social Studies/Psychology/
TAM CTE
Grades 10-12
(Teacher Academy of MD)

Joseph Bost, Montgomery TOY 2021-2022
Joseph D. Bostic

Montgomery County
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Middle School
Math, Grade 8

Adrin Leak Prince George TOY 2021-2022 Adrin Leak

 Prince George's County
DuVal High School, English
Grade 10

Stephanie MacKenzie QACPS TOY 2021-2022 Stephanie MacKenzie

Queen Anne's County
Sudlersville Middle School
English, Grade 8

April Ryan, St Mary's TOY 2021-22 April Ryan

St. Mary's County
George Washington Carver Elementary School
Visual Art, Grades PreK-5

Jon Logan Webster, Somerset TOY 2021-22 Jon Logan Webster

Somerset County
Crisfield Academy & High School
Social Studies
Grades 10-12

Lauren Greer, Talbot TOY 2021-22 Lauren Greer

Talbot County
St. Michael Middle High School
CTE/Science
Grades 9-12

Caroline Schlegel, Washington TOY 2021-22
Caroline Schlegel

Washington County
Smithsburg High School
Spanish, Grades 9-12


Dustin Thomas, Wicomico TOY 2021-22
Dustin Thomas

Wicomico County
Prince Street Elementary
Physical Education & Health
Grades PreK-5

Aarti Sangwan, Worcester TOY 2021-22
Aarti Sangwan

Worcester County
Worcester Technical High School
Physics, Pre-Engineering, Computer Science,
Grades 9-12

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Contact Information

Dr. Darla Strouse, Executive Director
Partners & Recognition
Phone: 410-767-0370