West DeFuniak Elementary is pleased to announce Ms. Casi Adkinson as the 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Adkinson builds a culture of family within her classroom.  Students feel safe to make mistakes which encourages thinking and increases student achievement.  She recognizes how important parent involvement is and consistently communicates with families. Her coworkers describe her as being encouraging to both staff and students, energetic, and always seeing the bright side of life!  We are proud to have Ms. Casi Adkinson as a Fourth Grade Teacher at WDE!