Teacher at Deaf school named state teacher of the year

Ohio School for the Deaf teacher Anthony Coy-Gonzalez is the state’s 2021 teacher of the year.

He has taught at the school for seven years. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria says:

“I’m blown away by Anthony Coy-Gonzalez’s commitment to his students and their success. He models persistence, hard work, positive attitude and civic mindedness. He brings an energy and enthusiasm to the classroom that is infectious not only among his students but among his colleagues as well. He truly embodies the characteristics we see in so many amazing teachers across the state.”

Coy-Gonzalez’s degree in deaf education come from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida but he is originally from Ohio. Learn more about Coy-Gonzalez here.

You can see the surprise announcement (first revealed in the fall) in the video below.

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