Ms. Chernov Named 2020 Region 2 Outstanding Elementary Teacher!
Congratulations to music teacher Misha Chernov who was recognized as the 2020 FCPS Region 2 Outstanding Elementary Teacher! Ms. Chernov now moves forward in the 2020 Outstanding Teacher process. She will represent Region 2 and will be one of five finalists who will be interviewed by members of the FCPS Leadership Team. Ms. Chernov will represent Westbriar Elementary, the Marshall High School Pyramid, and Region 2 at the annual FCPS Honors Gala on June 10 where the 2020 Outstanding Elementary Teacher will be named.
On February 20th, Region 2 Assistant Superintendent Fabio Zuluaga, Region 2 Executive Principal Penny Gros, and Region 2 Executive Principal Brendan Menuey along with Westbriar ES Principal Mary Tam, Westbriar ES Assistant Principal Amos Simms-Smith surprised Ms. Chernov during her class to reveal the surprise announcement.
This is Ms. Chernov's 24th year in FCPS and her ninth at Westbriar Elementary. Prior to Westbriar, she was a music teacher at Centreville Elementary School for 15 years. Ms. Chernov has been with FCPS since graduating from George Mason University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music. She has earned a Master's Degree in Initiatives in Educational Transformation.
Congratulations as well to the following Westbriar Elementary School staff members who were selected as 2020 school-level recipients!
Outstanding New Teacher - Viann Le
Outstanding Professional Employee - Melyssa Plath
Outstanding Support Employee - Robin Gourley
Outstanding Leader - Amos Simms-Smith