2016 Virginia Teacher of the Year
Natalie DiFusco-Funk is a fifth-grade teacher at West Salem Elementary in Salem. DiFusco-Funk, the Region 6 teacher, was selected as the 2016 Virginia Teacher of the Year after being interviewed by a committee that included representatives of professional and educational associations, the business community and 2015 Virginia Teacher of the Year Jaclyn Marie Roller Ryan.
View video from the 2016 Teacher of the Year announcement at the Executive Mansion in Richmond.
Regional Teachers of the Year