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And the 2017 Florida Teacher of the Year is ...



... 3rd grade Math teacher Jessica Solano from Highlands Grove Elementary School in Polk County.

Solano wins $20,000, as well as an all-expense paid trip for four to New York City to attend the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  As winner, she also will serve for one year as the Christa McAuliffe Ambassador for Education, touring Florida to talk about about educational opportunities and challenges.


[Last modified: Thursday, July 14, 2016 8:26pm]


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