Our 2021-2022 Deep Creek Middle School Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Kate Sweeney. Mrs. Sweeney is a sixth grade Special Education teacher for students with emotional and learning disabilities. She received her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in Virginia, master’s degree from The College of William and Mary in Virginia, and teaching licensure from Old Dominion University in Virginia. Kate is the 504 Coordinator (federal civil-rights legislation that provides protection against discrimination for students with disabilities) for DCMS, participates in Hornet Hive, an after-school study hall program, and participates with after-school remediation. Mrs. Sweeney volunteers with the Ability Center of Virginia, an organization serving adults and children with disabilities, and with Virginia Special Olympics. She served as a local liaison for the Angelman Syndrome (AS) Foundation from 2000 to 2011, which provides outreach and support to families of individuals living with AS. She enjoys traveling, playing tennis, walking her dogs, and reading.
Last Revision 02/10/2022