Government of the District of Columbia - Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
Award and in-kind training to Washington, DC teachers for contributions to the field of education. This program is intended to recognize public school or charter school school teachers' exceptional leadership, innovation, and commitment to promoting student success. Pre-K, K-12, and adult education teachers are all eligible for nomination.
The DC Teacher of the Year program celebrates outstanding educators who are experts in their craft as demonstrated by accelerated growth for all students, and who demonstrate leadership beyond the classroom by partnering with colleagues, students, families and communities to support innovation in teaching and learning, and who champion the teaching profession.
OSSE is seeking nominations for outstanding teachers who:
Administrators, colleagues, LEA and school staff, parents, students, and community members can all submit nominations. Self-nominations are also acceptable.
The 2021 DC Teacher of the Year will receive a monetary award, professional development and leadership opportunities, and will represent DC in the 2021 National Teacher of the Year competition. For more information on the National Teacher of the Year competition, see: https://ccsso.org/national-teacher-of-the-year.
GrantWatch ID#: 150049
The 2021 DC Teacher of the Year will receive a $7,500 award. The runner-up will receive a $1,500 award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Nomination form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYrMCJnxyV_NktIkfzYD0LmPP2I8CUVdrsZK-ynT2kDE2g9A/viewform
For more information or questions, please Annette Thacker-Bartlett at Annette.Thacker@dc.gov or (202) 724-7779.
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
1050 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 727-6436
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