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Clay County 2020 Social Studies Teachers of the Year

The district recently selected the 2020 Social Studies Teachers of the Year. These awards, sponsored by the Florida Council for the Social Studies, recognize teachers who facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity in grades K-12. This year, more than 60 Clay County teachers were nominated by their colleagues for this recognition.

Join us in celebrating this year's representatives from Clay County.

Karen Steinmetz (LAE), Clay County’s nominee for FCSS’s Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year in the Elementary Division

Cynthia Cheatwood (OPJH), Clay County’s nominee for FCSS’s Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year in the Middle School Division

Keisha Gordon (CVA), Clay County’s nominee for FCSS’s Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year in the Senior High Division

Melissa Fisher (OHS), Clay County’s nominee for Prentice-Hall’s Excellence in Teaching History Award

Lily Peterson (OVE), Clay County’s nominee for Holt-McDougal’s Warren Tracy Beginning Teacher Award

Mrs. Fisher and Mrs. Peterson are now in the process of completing their paperwork as they compete for the state award, which will be announced later this fall.

Clay County’s social studies teachers are first-class. Congratulations to these five teachers for Elevating Clay!