A teacher in Marion County was recognized last week as Florida’s MATH 180 Teacher of the Year.
During the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Summit that was held in Gainesville on Tuesday, March 7, the MATH 180 Teacher of the Year award was presented to Jeremy Labagh from Fort McCoy School (16160 NE County Road 315 in Fort McCoy).
This award honors the standout educators in Florida who use the intervention learning program “MATH 180” within their classrooms. According to HMH, MATH 180 helps prepare middle school and high school students for the transition to algebra by providing a mix of teacher-led instruction and adaptive math technology.
HMH stated on its website that the combination of personalized software and teacher-facilitated instruction accelerates the students toward grade-level proficiency, which raises achievement scores by an average of two-plus years in a single school year.
In a social media post, Marion County Public Schools congratulated Labagh for receiving the MATH 180 Teacher of the Year award. “Thank you for the fantastic work and dedication you have for our students. We are thrilled to see our teachers recognized.”