Allen & Allen is pleased to congratulate the 2014, Virginia Teacher of the Year, Melissa A. Porfirio. On October 11, 2013, Ms. Porfirio was awarded the honor of 2014 Virginia Teacher of the Year at an evening banquet and reception in Richmond, Virginia. Ms. Porfirio was recognized with seven other outstanding 2014 Regional Teachers of the Year from across the state. She is a first-grade teacher at Crestwood Elementary School in Fairfax County, Virginia and has taught at Crestwood for eight years. She earned her Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University.
Melissa Porfirio worked as an English teacher to adolescents in Seoul, Korea and as a social…