Teachers and Rookie Teachers of the Year

The 2010-2011 Teachers of the Year have been selected from each of the district’s 34 schools.
These nominees represent the very best among St. Johns County School District teachers. Their colleagues have selected them for this prestigious honor, and they will go on to compete for the countywide title.
The Teachers of the Year will be honored at the monthly School Board meeting on Monday, January 10 at 6 p.m. in the School Board Auditorium at 40 Orange Street. The overall winner will be announced at the annual Teacher of the Year Celebration event on Thursday, February 17 at the Renaissance Resort at the World Golf Village.
The awards banquet is being sponsored by the St. Johns County Education Foundation (SJCEF) to recognize excellence in the teaching profession.
Additional information may be obtained from Donna Lueders, Foundation and Grants Coordinator, at (904)547-7120.
A list of the 2010-2011 Teachers of the Year is below.  

2010-2011 Teachers of the Year

Alternative Programs    Bartram Trail HighCreekside HighJohn A. Crookshank Elementary Cunningham Creek ElementaryDurbin Creek ElementaryFirst Coast Technical CollegeFruit Cove MiddleW. D. Hartley ElementaryHickory Creek ElementaryR. B. Hunt ElementaryJulington Creek ElementaryKetterlinus ElementaryAlice B. Landrum MiddleLiberty Pines AcademyOtis A. Mason ElementaryPedro Menendez HighMill Creek ElementaryR. J. Murray MiddleAllen D. Nease HighOcean Palms ElementaryOsceola ElementaryPacetti Bay MiddlePonte Vedra HighPVPV/Rawlings ElementaryGamble Rogers MiddleSt. Augustine HighSt. Johns Technical HighSebastian MiddleSouth Woods ElementarySwitzerland Point MiddleTimberlin Creek ElementaryWards Creek ElementaryThe Webster School Mr. William Conkin      Ms. Jayne Popiel Mr. Rick FowlerMs. Nicole Angelo-Baggett Ms. Bridget JeffersMs. Brenda Pence Mr. Anthony Lowman Ms. Jarelis A. Haigler Ms. Darcie Williams Ms. Kathryn Kellihan Jones Dr. Donna Aunchman Ms. Cathy RagusaMs. Beth Upchurch Ms. Yael Carlton Ms. Elizabeth Haas Ms. Jaime Swanson Ms. Becci Smith Ms. Susan Crate-Babish Mr. Charles Robert Pettit Ms. Linda Carnall Mr. Todd Watson Ms. Kellie Blanco Ms. Danielle Jacobson Ms. Lisa Barnett Ms. Lisa Eckert Brubaker Ms. Julie PennMr. Trey Brewer Mr. Richard Shea Church Ms. Rachael Herrera-West Mr. Joseph H. Zeagler IIMs. Gwen Gaines Ms. Gwen Johnston Ms. Lisa BrennanMr. Rob Hall


Nominations for the 2010-2011 Rookie Teacher of the Year have been submitted by 32 of the district’s schools. Eligible teachers must have taught less than three years.
This is the fourth year that the Rookie Teacher of the Year competition has been held. These nominees represent the best of their profession among new teachers, and they will go on to compete for the countywide title.
The Rookie Teachers of the Year will be honored at the monthly School Board meeting on Monday, January 10 at 6 p.m. in the School Board Auditorium at 40 Orange Street. The overall winner will be announced at the annual Teacher of the Year Celebration event on Thursday, February 17 at the Renaissance Resort at the World Golf Village.
The awards banquet is being sponsored by the St. Johns County Education Foundation (SJCEF) to recognize excellence in the teaching profession.
Additional information is available from Donna Lueders, Foundation and Grants Coordinator, at (904)547-7120.
A list of the 2010-2011 Rookie Teachers of the Year follows.

2010-2011 Rookie Teachers of the Year

Bartram Trail High                              Creekside High                          John A. Crookshank Elementary   Cunningham Creek Elementary     Durbin Creek Elementary         First Coast Technical College           Fruit Cove Middle                                W. D. Hartley Elementary                Hickory Creek Elementary                R. B. Hunt Elementary                   Julington Creek Elementary              Ketterlinus Elementary                  Alice B. Landrum Middle                 Liberty Pines Academy                Otis A. Mason                           Pedro Menendez High                     Mill Creek Elementary                    R. J. Murray Middle                     Allen D. Nease High                     Osceola Elementary                      Pacetti Bay Middle                      Ponte Vedra High                                PVPV/Rawlings Elementary                Gamble Rogers Middle            Sebastian Middle                                St. Augustine High                      St. Johns Technical High                South Woods Elementary          Switzerland Point Middle                        Timberlin Creek Elementary               Wards Creek Elementary          The Webster School Mr. Andrew Hurley Ms. Leigh Moss Ms. Amanda Wolfe Ms. Allison Zweigle Ms. Audrey Holtz Ms. Pam Callan Ms. Amanda Paul Ms. Nichole Walker Ms. Heather Isbell Ms. Stephanie Guy Ms. Elizabeth Harmon Ms. Katie Kusiak Ms. Caty Van Housen Ms. Kristin Harrington Ms. Kirsten Hanson Mr. Jonathon Higgins Ms. Abby Bergmann Ms. Darby Taylor Mr. Matthew Augenstein Ms. Elizabeth Steen Ms. Rachel ChecchiaMr. John Weinbrenner Ms. Genevieve Miranda Ms. Lauren Smith Ms. Nancee Callahan Ms. Anna Renton Mr. Carlton Barber Ms. Katie Tallon Ms. Megan MillerMs. Casey Ragland Ms. Jennifer LuskMs. Jenny Kamla