2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year
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Spotsylvania County Teacher Named 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year
Fabiana Parker, an English as a second language teacher at Thornburg Middle School in Spotsylvania County, was named the 2023 Virginia Teacher of Year during a livestreamed announcement by Governor Glenn Youngkin at the Patrick Henry Building on Capitol Square. Youngkin announced Parker’s selection at the conclusion of the annual Virginia Teacher of the Year ceremony, which also included remarks by Secretary of Education Aimee Guidera, state Board of Education President Dan Gecker, 2022 Virginia Teacher of the Year Daphne Fulson, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow. Watch highlights from the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year announcement and read the September 30 News Release-This is a Word document. to learn more.