Massachusetts Teachers of the Year

The Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Program each year honors a Massachusetts teacher who exemplifies fine teaching in the Commonwealth. The purpose of the program is to select a teacher who is worthy of speaking for and energizing the teaching profession, and representing the positive contributions of all teachers statewide. The Massachusetts Teacher of the Year automatically becomes the state's candidate for the National Teacher of the Year Program.

2016 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
Audrey Jackson
5th Grade Teacher
J.P. Manning Elementary School

2015 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
Jeffrey Shea
Social Studies Teacher
Belmont High School

2014 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
Anne Marie Bettencourt
English Teacher
Springfield Central
High School

2013 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
Kathleen Mae Turner
French Teacher
Sharon High School