Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
03/22/21 Midnight - Online submission
Award to a Massachusetts full-time teacher in a public school or adult learning center to recognize exemplary teaching. The awardee will receive writing, public speaking, and traveling opportunities and will also serve as a liaison and ambassador for state teachers. The annual award program draws attention to issues of teacher quality and reiterates the importance of the teacher as the single most important school-based factor in improving student outcomes.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) values the importance of the educator as the single most important school-based factor in improving student outcomes. Each year the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year (TOY) program honors a Massachusetts teacher who exemplifies excellent teaching in the Commonwealth.
The Teacher of the Year (TOY) is an exemplary teacher who will serve as a liaison to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and as an ambassador to other teachers in the State. Beyond celebrating the individual, the program looks at the complex work that is involved in educating all students through highlighting student achievement, commitment to the profession, innovations in education, and teacher leadership.
The TOY must also demonstrate:
Opportunities for the Teacher of the Year:
GrantWatch ID#: 141288
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online nomination form: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6031246/2022-MA-Teacher-of-the-Year-Nomination-Form
Online application form: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6031334/2022-MA-Teacher-of-the-Year-Application
For questions about the Teacher of the Year Program, please email the Educator Recognition mailbox at email@example.com.
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
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