The 2017 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year will be named at the annual Teacher of the Year awards luncheon
Scottsdale, Ariz., November 10, 2016 — One of the Arizona Educational Foundation’s (AEF) five 2017 Ambassadors for Excellence will be named the 2017 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year at the annual luncheon.
Standing Ambassadors include:
- Chrissy DeBono, Second – Fifth Grade Math Teacher at Cottonwood Elementary School of Vail Unified School District, Tucson;
- Michelle Doherty, First Grade Teacher at Encanto Elementary School of Osborn Elementary School District, Phoenix;
- 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.