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The Washington Post
01/25/21 11:59 PM ET
Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC PreK-12 teacher in eligible locations for outstanding work within the teaching profession. The award is intended to recognize excellent instruction, acknowledge outstanding teaching, and to contribute in a substantive way to the improvement of education. Applicants must teach in a school in one of the following jurisdictions: District of Columbia; Maryland: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s counties; Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties; Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park cities.
Teacher Award nominees must be teachers who:
The Washington Post established the Teacher of the Year Award to recognize teachers who exemplify excellence in their profession. The goals of The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award has always been to recognize excellence in teaching, to encourage creative and quality instruction and to contribute in a substantive way to the improvement of education in the Washington metropolitan area.
GrantWatch ID#: 140335
One (1) finalist will be selected as The Washington Post Teacher of the Year.
The winning finalist will receive a signature trophy, a $7,500 monetary award, a feature spot in a ½ page ad that runs in The Washington Post newspaper, a profile in The Washington Post and on washingtonpost.com. All other finalists will receive a certificate of appreciation from The Washington Post.
All winners and finalists should remain under embargo until mid-April 2019.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Public Schools: For further information, contact your local school superintendent’s office.
DC Schools: For further information, contact the Public Charter School Board at 202.328.2660. Nominations should be sent to: District of Columbia Public Charter School Board 3333 14th Street NW, Suite 210 Washington, D.C. 20010
Private school nominations must be uploaded in a Dropbox and sent via email to the address below.
For further information, please contact:
The Washington Post
Community Relations Department
USA: Maryland: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s Counties; Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties; Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park cities; Washington, DC
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