East Milton Elementary kindergarten teacher Kristen White was announced Friday as the Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year 2018 during a surprise visit to her classroom.
White is a graduate of the University of West Florida and has taught kindergarten, STEAM Lab (science, technology, engineering, art and math) and Reading Intervention during her 11 years at East Milton Elementary.
White is Santa Rosa’s nominee for the Florida Department of Education –Macy’s Teacher of the Year 2018. The Florida Teacher of the Year will be selected in May and serve as Florida’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year to be announced in January 2018.
Kristen White, Teacher of the Year nominees and all Santa Rosa educators will be honored at Santa Rosa’s Golden Apple Celebration March 3.