FCPS Honors Recognizes the 2021 Outstanding Employees

Recognizing the Greatest Achievements in Education

Excellence in teaching students, leading schools, and providing support is what Fairfax County Public Schools is all about. The Department of Human Resources sponsors recognition of outstanding performers as they seek to create and demonstrate the best instructional and support practices.

Over 740 employees, including 74 finalists and 13 winners in 12 different award categories were recognized at FCPS Honors, which was held on June 9, 2021, at Jiffy Lube Live!

Congratulations to winners, finalists, and school recipients!

Outstanding Elementary New Teacher

Amelia Kirsten Carr

Amelia Kirsten Carr
Kindergarten Teacher
 Bucknell Elementary School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Secondary New Teacher

Melissa Duluc

Melissa Duluc
Spanish Language Teacher
 McLean High School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding New Principal

alfonso smith

Alfonso Smith
 Lewis High School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee

Wanda Talford

Wanda Talford
Instructional Assistant
 Burke School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Nonschool-Based Operational Employee

Maria Miller

Maria Miller
Multilingual Registrar
Dunn Loring Center

2021 Winner and Finalists

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding School-Based Professional Employee

margaret sisler

Margaret Sisler
School Based Technology Specialist
Westfield High School

2021 Winner, Finalists, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Nonschool-Based Professional Employee

Christopher Lester Daniels

Christopher Lester Daniels
Manager, Transportation Operations 
Lorton Center

2021 Winner and Finalists

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Elementary Teacher

david worst

David Worst
Physical Education Teacher
Rose Hill Elementary School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Secondary Teacher

Jenny Hay

Jenny Hay
English Teacher
Irving Middle School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding School-Based Leader

kathryn teague

Kathryn Crump Teague
Director, Student Services
Katherine Johnson Middle School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Nonschool-Based Leader

  

tracey jewell

Tracey Jewell
Director III, Information Technology Support Services
Sprague Technology Center

maria perrone

Maria Perrone
Director III, Food and Nutrition Services
Energy Zone Food Services Center

2021 Winners and Finalists

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Outstanding Principal

lindsay trout

Lindsay Trout
Terraset Elementary School

2021 Winner, Finalist, and School Recipients

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Past Winners

Thank you to the FCPS parents, students, community members, and staff members who nominated an employee for one of this year's awards.

Thank you to the awards liaisons at each work location for helping to recognize our staff. 

Thank you to the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools’ Sponsors for supporting the 2021 Honors program.

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