Jennifer Hedrington

2021 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Hedrington, a seventh-grade math teacher at the Ferryway School in Malden, has been named the 2021 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.

Hedrington, a member of the Malden Education Association, has taught in the city for 11 years. Before moving to the Malden Public Schools, she taught in Revere, Baltimore and Houston.

Hedrington, a native and resident of Lancaster, holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Atlantic Union College and a law degree from the Massachusetts School of Law.

The statewide honor is presented annually to a Massachusetts teacher who reflects the positive contributions made by educators across the Commonwealth and who exemplifies dedication and a strong commitment to the profession.