VA teacher named 2018 Washington Post Teacher of the Year

VA teacher named 2018 Washington Post Teacher of the Year
Dan Reichard (Source: The Washington Post)

STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) - A Stafford teacher was named the 2018 Washington Post Teacher of the Year.

Dan Reichard is a fifth-grade teacher at Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School, and this is his sixth year teaching. He was chosen from 20 finalists across the Washington, D.C. region.

"It is a genuine honor to have been chosen as representative of the dedicated, creative, and innovative teaching and learning that is taking place daily in Stafford County Public Schools. I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as the 2018 Washington Post Teacher of the Year. I have worked with many incredible teachers. Having had the opportunity to visit Mr. Reichard's class on numerous occasions, I can say with confidence that he is among the very best. This recognition is well-deserved," said Stafford County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. W. Bruce Benson.

The annual Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award recognizes teachers in the D.C. area who exemplify excellence and goes beyond the demands to create an educational environment

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