Congratulations to all of the top teachers in this year’s Arizona Teacher of the Year program.
2017 Arizona Teacher of the Year
- Michelle Doherty, First Grade Teacher at Encanto Elementary School of Osborn Elementary School District, Phoenix
2017 Teacher of the Year Ambassadors for Excellence
- Chrissy DeBono, Second – Fifth Grade Math Teacher at Cottonwood Elementary School of Vail Unified School District, Tucson
- Lori Lyford, High School Music and Choral Teacher at Chandler High School of Chandler Unified School District
- Jena Phillips, Middle School Science Teacher at Bogle Jr. High School of Chandler Unified School District
- Maria Plata, First Grade Spanish Immersion Teacher at Kyrene del Norte School in Kyrene School District, Tempe