Becky Tapley is a middle school teacher at the Brooklin School, a small jewel of a school on the coast of Maine. Becky is a 2017 Maine Teacher of the Year Finalist. She is a member of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year and the Maine Teacher of the Year Association. Becky served on the 2017 Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers Maine Planning Committee. In 2012, Becky was rewarded an internship with Nancie Atwell, Global Teacher Prize Winner. Becky is a graduate of Lake Forest College and the University of Maine Orono, where she earned her Master of Arts in Teaching degree.