The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) - Europe West District proudly announces that Ms. Molly Miller, a 4th Grade Teacher at Liberty Intermediate School, United Kingdom has been selected as the 2025 West District Teacher of the Year.

“Molly is an exemplary teacher, but also a great teacher leader.  She understands the power of engaging in district-level work to support all students beyond her own classroom doors by lending her voice!  The resultant circle of influence she has grows every day in size and impact,” said West District Superintendent, Dr. Jason Ter Horst.  

Miller is a life-long learner who is always on a mission to make her classroom an engaging, inclusive, happy place for students to grow into amazing humans.  Miller prides herself on using creativity, collaboration, and connection in the classroom to develop well-rounded students.  She is enjoying her sixth year as a fourth-grade teacher.  While currently teaching at Liberty Intermediate School in the DoDEA Europe West district, she has also impacted students in the DoDEA Pacific South district, Clovis Municipal Schools in New Mexico, and Clayton County Public Schools in Georgia.  Miller holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education from the University of Dayton, as well as a Master of Education in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum from the University of Oklahoma.  Miller has held various leadership roles including Continuous School Improvement co-chair, Instructional Leadership Team member, grade level chair, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports implementation member, and a wide range of student clubs and activities sponsor.  Miller is also currently a member of the National Education Association’s Leaders for Just Schools cohort, focused on providing equitable education for all students across the country.  

“Molly is a well-rounded and well-respected teacher who utilizes a variety of teaching strategies to reach her students. She creatively and intentionally plans and designs her lessons to meet the varied needs of her students. Molly engages in various teacher leader opportunities at her school and engages in ongoing professional growth and learning opportunities to continuously reflect and grow as a professional,” said Dr. Tonya Laliberte, West District Community Superintendent.

District TOY for Europe
Molly Miller 4th Grade Teacher
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