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 2021 Elementary First Year Teacher Award recipient is Brian Levine, a third-grade teacher at Citrus Grove Elementary School in DeLand. The 2021 Secondary First Year Teacher Award recipient is Shane Story, an ESE Support Facilitation teacher at David C. Hinson Sr. Middle School in Ormond Beach. All 45 nominees were honored at a celebration in April at Jackie Robinson Memorial Ballpark.