More than 100 teachers were recognized.
Volusia County Schools is recognizing 161 teachers as the “highest impact teachers” throughout Florida.
The Florida Department of Education released the list of teachers after analyzing student performance on statewide standardized assessments for the most recent three years of data, between 2016-2017, 2015-2016 and 2014-2015. The teachers must have taught any of the following grades and subjects: English Language Arts, grades 4-10, mathematics, grades 4-8, and algebra, grades 8-9.
“Each of these teachers is to be commended for having a positive impact on student learning and growth,” Superintendent Tom Russell said in a press release. “All of us recognize that teaching is exceptionally hard work, and it is yielding positive results as our students continue to make progress.”