Orange County Public Schools announced the 2014 Teacher of the Year is Westridge Middle School teacher, Dorina Sackman.
The announcement was made last night during the district's annual Teacher of the Year Awards ceremony held at the Rosen Centre Hotel.
Ms.Stackman is a teacher for students who are English Language Learners. She has been teaching at Westridge Middle for four years.
Colleagues say she is known for seeking out innovative teaching techniques and incorporating them into her classwork.
Sackman is now a nominee for the state Teacher of the Year award.