Heather Waild, 1st grade teacher at Portlock Primary, has been selected as the Chesapeake Reading Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Waild is passionate about literacy and shares that love with her students ensuring that they have the necessary skills to be successful. She has been awarded $2,000 through various grants to improve literacy in Chesapeake and is the Past-President of the Chesapeake Reading Council. In addition to promoting literacy in Chesapeake, Mrs. Waild shares her literacy expertise through her literacy-based blog and by providing teacher training at Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA) conferences. Mrs. Waild's commitment to literacy is remarkable!