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Thursday, July 7, 2011

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Florida's 2012 Teacher of the Year to be Announced Tomorrow Night

Incoming Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson will announce the Florida Department of Education/Macy's 2012 Teacher of the Year tomorrow night in Orlando.

The announcement ceremony will take place:

Thursday, July 7, 2011
6:30 p.m. EDT
Hard Rock Live! at Universal Studios CityWalk

The five finalists for the award are:

  • Belinda Nease of Southside Elementary School in Nassau County
  • Stephanie Thetford of Fort Walton Beach High School in Okaloosa County
  • Tracy Staley of Ponce de Leon Elementary School in Pinellas County
  • Lora McCalister-Cruel of A. Crawford Mosley High School in Bay County
  • Alvin Davis of Miramar High School in Broward County

For more information about the Florida Department of Education/Macy's Teacher of the Year award, visit