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Teacher of the Year

In honoring an outstanding educator each year, Baltimore County Public Schools celebrates its more than 9,000 teachers who make a positive difference in the lives of our students.

Owings Mills Elementary School educator Rebecca Eig named 2017-18 BCPS Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year: Rebecca Eig

Rebecca Eig, 2017-18 BCPS Teacher of the Year video

In introducing his teacher, who later that evening would be named Baltimore County Public Schools 2017-18 Teacher of the Year, Troy Taylor described Rebecca Eig as "E – encouraging, I – innovative, and G – genuine," and said that she is one of the reasons he loves learning.

BCPS Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance named Eig, a Grade 2 teacher at Owings Mills Elementary School, as Baltimore County Teacher of the Year. The awards ceremony was held yesterday evening at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson.

“Rebecca Eig is exactly the kind of teacher every parent wants for his or her child," Dr. Dance said. “The depth of her caring for each student comes through in every interaction. She demonstrates tremendous respect for the abilities of her students and that respect leads her to challenge them, listen to them, and support them in accelerating their learning. She is an outstanding representative of the caliber of teachers you can find in every school across this county."

2017-18 BCPS Teacher of the Year ceremony video

As Baltimore County's latest Teacher of the Year, Eig will represent Team BCPS and compete for the honor of Maryland State Teacher of the Year. She will appear across multiple venues to champion the teaching profession as well as what it means to be an educator in BCPS.

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