WINCHESTER — COVID-19 has made it clear how important technology access is for students, particularly if they can’t come to school.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School Principal Stephanie Downey said it would have been very difficult to survive as a school during the pandemic without employees like Kelly Carey, an instructional technology resource teacher at FDES and John Kerr Elementary School.
She said Carey has played a critical role in helping teachers, students and their families adjust to virtual learning.
This led to Carey being named Winchester Public Schools’ 2021 Teacher of the Year on Thursday.
Carey was surprised with the