Montgomery resident, teacher, instructor named an international teacher of the year -- Gazette.Net


A Montgomery County resident and teacher is the first to receive the title of International Teacher of the Year under a new award program by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Association and National Geographic Learning.

Anne Marie Foerster Luu of Silver Spring is an English to Speakers of Other Languages teacher at Luxmanor Elementary School in Rockville and an adjunct lecturer at McDaniel College.

The award recognizes the unique challenges that English language teachers face and the hard work and dedication it takes to overcome the challenges, according to the association’s website.

Foerster Luu will be recognized in March at the association’s annual convention and will receive $1,000.