Frederick County Teacher For 2024 Of The Year Named

She is eligible for the Maryland State Teacher of the Year honor later this year.

Ivette Tabos, Frederick County Teacher of the Year for 2024  (PHotos from Frederick County Public Schools)

Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick County’s Teacher of the Year is Ivette Taboas who is a Multi-Lingual Education Program Teacher at Urbana Elementary School. Superintendent of Schools Doctor Cheryl Dyson and other school system officials were on hand for the announcement Thursday at a school assembly.

“I am thrilled to celebrate Ms. Taboas’ for the integral role she plays supporting students and families in the  Urbana Elementary community,” Dr. Dyson said in a statement. “As an elite communicator and educator, she is always finding  new and innovate ways to ensure students are successful in their learning journeys.”

Taboas has been part of the Urbana Elementary School community since 2020. She collaborates and plans with teachers, specialists and interventionists to support student learning.  Along with that, Taboas is the liaison for multi-lingual families in the community.

Frederick County Public Schools says Taboas, who is bilingual, was an itinerant  Multilingual Education teacher for four schools from August, 2018-19. She was a teacher at Centerville Elementary form 2013-18, and at Hillcrest Elementary School from 2009-13. Before becoming a part of FPCS, Tobias was an educator in Miami and Dade County Public Schools in Florida.

At Urbana Elementary,  Taboas mentors new teachers and is the school’s equity representative.   FCPS says she also servs as a Spanish language interpreter, a curriculum writer for the Multilingual Education  Program, and a Young Scholar’s Summer Program Educator.

She will represent Frederick County in the Maryland Teacher of the Year program later this year.

By Kevin McManus