Mr. Baker Recognized as the FCPS 2021 Region 2 Outstanding Elementary Teacher

Ms. Brown, Ms. Rockhold, Mr. James, and Dr. Beaty Also Recognized at FCPS Honors!

By Department of Human Resources
June 14, 2021

Congratulations to Gifted Education Center Teacher Jon Baker who was recognized as the FCPS 2021 Region 2 Outstanding jon bakerElementary Teacher and one of the five finalists for the FCPS Outstanding Elementary Teacher at this year's FCPS Honors event, held at Jiffy Lube Live on June 9th.

Walking into Jon’s classroom, one can immediately feel the sense of community that he has built among his students. He is a beloved teacher at Haycock Elementary and in FCPS due to his ability to create a caring and inclusive classroom while maintaining high expectations for his students. He does all this with an unassuming nature. Jon has an uncanny ability to connect with students, establish heartfelt relationships with them based on mutual respect and trust, and motivate them to become the best versions of themselves. It is very clear he has made a positive and life-long impact on the Haycock staff and school community.

Congratulations to our following staff members who were also recognized at this year's FCPS Honors Ceremony!

Outstanding Elementary New Teacher School-Level Recipient

  • Janet Brown, Learning Disabilities Teacher

Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Marah Rockhold, Instructional Assistant

Outstanding School-Based Professional Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Ben James, School Based Technology Specialist

Outstanding New Principal Nominee

  • Liz Beaty

Thank you to Heather Boyd and Reilly McDonald for all of their hard work with the nomination process by serving as this year's awards liaison.