(VACDES Teacher of the Year nominees - Troy Phillips, Sara Gould, and Rita Peters)
VACDES is proud to announce that Sara Gould is the 2021-22 VACDES Teacher of the Year. Ms. Gould is a fourth grade teacher at VACDES. She serves on the division-wide fourth grade Integrated Curriculum Committee, is a mentor to two teachers at VACDES through the division's program that mentors teachers new to Virginia or to the teaching field. She is also the fourth grade team leader. Ms. Gould is recognized by her peers and administrators as someone who brings a positive spirit to school each day, builds impactful relationships with students, and does whatever it takes to help her students be successful.