Barbra Ann Hoge, an instructor in office technology and administration, is this year's Teacher of the Year at Utah Valley Community College.

Teacher of the Year candidates are evaluated in the areas of school service, current student evaluations, community, state and national public relations, peer evaluations and professional development.Hoge is a former junior high school and high school teacher. She joined UVCC in 1976 as an office-education teacher. She is a past president of the Faculty Senate and a past president of the Utah Business Education Association. Earlier this year she received the Outstanding Business Educator award and was named by the Orem Chamber of Commerce as its teacher of the year.