John Stokes is the Husband to Stephany Stokes, an educator at Park Magnet School, and Father to Cheyenne, Kylee, and Shelby. This is his 12th year in education and his 9th year as an EAST Facilitator. Mr. Stokes holds a Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership and is currently in classes for his ED.s in Leadership. Mr. Stokes is honored to be a Veteran of the United States Military and a Cancer Survivor.
The Educator of the Year Awards are presented annually to exemplary educators who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to preparing students for success in college and in life. These awardees model best practices in teaching or administration inside and outside of the classroom, are peer role models, and demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in education. Any high school educator has the opportunity to apply.