Miramar High School Celebrates Florida’s Social Studies Educator of the Year

Miramar High School proudly celebrated the recognition of Stacie-Ann Gonzales, an esteemed Social Studies teacher, who was recently honored with the prestigious title of Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the Florida Council for the Social Studies (FCSS).
     Stacie-Ann’s unwavering commitment to the field of education and her exceptional service as a Social Studies Teacher have been a true source of inspiration.

The FCSS Teacher of the Year Awards serves as a platform to acknowledge outstanding teachers at the elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels across Florida’s diverse school districts. These esteemed awards are the result of nominations submitted by local District Superintendents or their representatives during the summer, with the winners’ names unveiled in late September.

Founded in 1956, the Florida Council for the Social Studies (FCSS) stands as a dedicated professional organization aimed at championing and reinforcing the teaching of social studies throughout the state of Florida. FCSS has been at the forefront of advocating for social studies education, with a mission to enhance the quality of social studies instruction in schools and cultivate a deeper understanding of the social sciences among both students and educators.

FCSS’s core objectives encompass professional development, curriculum resource development, advocacy efforts, awards, and the recognition of exceptional teachers. The organization plays an indispensable role in elevating the standard of social studies education in Florida, providing support to educators, and ensuring that students receive a well-rounded and enriching education in the social sciences.