Voya Financial Congratulates 2017 National Teacher of the Year Sydney Chaffee
Today, Sydney Chaffee, a ninth-grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, MA, was named the 2017 National Teacher of the Year.
Voya is the presenting sponsor of the NTOY program, which helps recognize excellence in the classroom, highlights the important, positive impact that skilled teachers can have on the lives of their students, and amplifies and empowers teachers’ voices. This year marks Voya’s 13th year supporting the program.
“We are proud to celebrate teachers like Sydney and all of the 2017 State Teachers of the Year who help children learn the skills that will help them achieve better and financially-secure futures,” said Heather Lavallee, president of Tax-Exempt Markets, Voya Financial. “Voya is committed to helping children become financially resilient, equipping them with the educational foundation and life skills needed to make sound financial decisions throughout their lives. That is why we are pleased to support the National Teacher of the Year program, which honors teachers who are empowering children to succeed. Congratulations to Sydney and all of the 2017 State Teachers of the Year.”