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Evening of Excellence – Comp

Join us to celebrate the best in education at the
Evening of Excellence honoring the Teacher of the Year!

The Pinellas Education Foundation hosts its annual Evening of Excellence, showcasing the outstanding teachers of Pinellas County Schools. Ten finalists are celebrated at this exciting event, culminating with the naming of the district’s prestigious Teacher of the Year award.


Wednesday, February 8, 2023

(This event was previously scheduled for January 25.)

VIP Reception at 5:00 p.m.
Theater doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Show begins at 6:30 p.m.

Mahaffey Theater
400 First Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

For event inquiries, please contact Elizabeth Szostak at [email protected] or Kiersten Keely at [email protected].

- 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year Finalists -

Rebecca Byrne
Azalea Elementary School

Jerry Cantrell
Seminole High School

Amber Holmes
Melrose Elementary School

Dana Ingebretsen
Boca Ciega High School

Rachel Mita
Sandy Lane Elementary School

Jaclyn Reyes
Cypress Woods Elementary School

Shelli Sorensen
Osceola Middle School

Nicole Szydlowski
Seminole Middle School

Courtney Thompson
Nina Harris ESE Center

Adam Zele
Azalea Middle School

Watch the 2022 Evening of Excellence

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