Sarasota County Teacher Named as a Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ Finalist
Ms. Johnson from Fruitville Elementary, Named as 1 of Only 5 "Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ Finalists"
Yes…. Fruitville Elementary has a teacher who has been named as a 2022 Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ finalist.
The Florida Department of Education surprised Kari Johnson, a kindergarten teacher, with the news Yesterday morning. Johnson is one of five finalists for the award.
“My congratulations to Kari Johnson as one of five 2022 Florida Teacher of the Year state finalists,” said Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran. “Literacy is the foundation for success and giving young children the tools they need to become successful learners is of the utmost importance. Having great teachers in front of our students is imperative to their success and we are proud to have dedicated teachers like Ms. Johnson as part of our education system.”
This year’s five finalists were chosen from more than 185,000 public school teachers throughout the state.
The winner will be announced July 22nd and the recipient will serve as the 2022 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Johnson has worked in Sarasota County Schools for 15 years.
Everyone at 92.1 & 103.1 CTQ say... Congratulations!