Ida S. Baker was the first African-American to serve as Deputy Superintendent in the Florida Department of Education. She was known for her efforts to support diverse students and encourage academic success. In her honor, each school site may nominate an individual that embodies the pioneering spirit of Ida S. Baker by going above and beyond to meet the needs of our diverse student population.
Teacher of the Year
2014 Patrick Boyko – Jefferson High
The Teacher of the Year award recognizes outstanding teacher who have been nominated by their school site for their dedication to the academic achievement of their students. The winner goes on to compete for the Florida State Teacher of the Year honors, and potentially the national Teacher of the Year.