Es Swihart, an English teacher at Riverview High School and USFSP alumna, was named the 2018 Sarasota County Teacher of the Year during the Ignite Education event, a celebration hosted by the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.
“The St. Petersburg community is a cherished city for my family. As a young child, my father shared stories about his uncle and taught my sister and me by example the importance of advocacy for others.”
“My time at the AMERI-CAN International Academy has been very good for me, and I have learned a lot from the kids. Teaching abroad is an amazing way to grow as a person—to help others and to meet lifelong friends.” -Emily Tanner
USFSP EDUCATION ALUM WINS NATIONAL MILKEN EDUCATOR AWARD
“Earning a bachelor’s degree from USF St. Petersburg laid the foundation for my success as an educator. The master’s program specializing in Mathematics and Science Education gave me the confidence to take on leadership roles within the school and district..” -Lukas Hefty