First Year Teacher Award

  • First Year Teacher Award
  • First Year Teacher Award
  • First Year Teacher Award

FUTURES First Year Teacher Award program recognizes beginning teachers who exceed district expectations. All nominees are honored at a reception in the spring and each receives a certificate of achievement. Two are selected as the First Year Teacher Award recipient at the elementary and secondary levels. 

The 2022 Elementary First Year Teacher Award recipient is Dayeashia Viel, a second-grade teacher at Palm Terrace Elementary School in Daytona Beach. The 2022 Secondary First Year Teacher Award recipient is Shannon Tucker, an ESE teacher at Silver Sands Middle School in Port Orange. All 54 nominees were honored at a celebration in April at the Museum of Arts & Sciences.