The Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards
The Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards are designed to reward elementary and secondary school teachers, principals and administrators who promote excellence and innovation in public education.
See New Release – February 28, 2014.
Science teacher at Hayfield Secondary School in Fairfax County
At Hayfield Secondary School, Galinis teaches geosystems courses – including an honors section – to 11th- and 12th-grade students, leads the Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) college-readiness program and has served as the departmental collaborative learning team leader.
A classroom instructor since 2007, Galinis was a finalist for Fairfax County Public Schools’ 2013 Teacher of the Year.
Galinis earned her bachelor’s degree in marine science from the University of South Carolina in 2001, a master’s degree in environmental science and policy from Johns Hopkins University in 2007 and a master’s in education, curriculum and instruction from Virginia Tech in 2009.