Music teacher Heather Roth has been named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by the Garrett County Public Schools. She teaches at Crellin and Broad Ford elementary schools, where she leads several special music ensembles. The Garrett County Teacher of the Year is part of the Maryland Teacher of the Year program, and the state winner will be announced in October. Roth resides in the Red House area with her husband Jared and their two children. See story. Pictured from left are Dawna Ashby, Broad Ford Elementary principal; Barbara Baker, interim superintendent of schools; Roth; Dr. Dana McCauley, Crellin Elementary principal; and Penny Proudfoot, director of elementary education.