Farrah Johnson Named 2021 Florida CTE Teacher of the Year
DELTONA – Farrah Johnson, a teacher at Deltona High School, has been named the 2021 Florida Career and Technical Education (FACTE) Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Florida Association for Career and Technical Education.
An agriculture instructor at Deltona High for two decades, Johnson is an unwavering pillar of the school and state’s agriculture curriculum and a truly exemplary model of a dedicated teacher, the award said.
Johnson’s agriculture classes host 130 to 160 students a year, and students who complete the three-class series can earn college scholarships and industry certifications. The school also includes a 10-acre land-lab to house student SAE animal projects.
Previously, Johnson was named the Volusia County Schools CTE Teacher of the Year in 2020 and served on the National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador program in 2014.
The FACTE Teacher of the Year Award recognizes teachers who are providing outstanding career and technical education programs for youth and/or adults in their respective fields and communities. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique, and novel programs that are serving to improve and promote career and technical education.
Volusia County Schools’ vision is to create life-long learners prepared for an ever-changing global society. The VCS Strategic Plan can be found at vcsedu.org/strategic-plan.
Deltona High School agriculture instructor Farrah Johnson was awarded the Florida Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year. Standing with her is Amy McAllister, Volusia County Schools Career & Technical Education Industry Certification Specialist.