Rachel Samuels named 2019 Virginia Reading Teacher of the Year

Rachel Samuels named 2019 Virginia Reading Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Clara Byrd Baker teacher Rachel Samuels! Rachel was named the 2019 Virginia Reading Teacher of the Year by the Virginia State Reading Association in recognition of her unparalleled commitment to literacy.  Mike Hurley, Clara Byrd Baker Principal, is proud that Rachel is being recognized for her work. He tells us, “Rachel is an amazing teacher who inspires everyone around her. She is innovative, knowledgeable, and is relentless in her passion for the success of all students.”