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Excellence in Teaching Awards Program

Awards to Missouri and Illinois K-12 Teachers and College
Professors to Recognize Excellence in the Field

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Emerson

Deadline Date:

09/17/21

Description:

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Awards to Missouri and Illinois K-12 public and private teachers and college professors in eligible regions to recognize excellence in the field. Awardees will receive a certificate, a congratulatory gift basket, and an award engrave with their name. The nominee's employing educational institution must be located in the St. Louis metropolitan area, which is defined to include: (in Missouri) Franklin County, Jefferson County, St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County; and (in Illinois) Jersey County, Madison County, Monroe County, and St. Clair County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161596

Number of Grants:

These awards recognize approximately 100 educators in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

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Each honoree will receive from Emerson the Excellence in Teaching Award engraved with their name, a certificate suitable for framing and a congratulatory gift basket. Emerson will also send a news release listing the honorees and their schools to St. Louis area news media.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Participation in Emerson’s Excellence in Teaching Awards program is open to all public and private schools in the St. Louis metropolitan area that provide full-time instruction for students in kindergarten through college. The Excellence in Teaching Awards team sends letters in August to public and private school districts, as well as colleges and universities, in the St. Louis metropolitan area inviting them to participate in the program.

For the purposes of this program, the St. Louis metropolitan area is considered to include: (in Missouri) Franklin County, Jefferson County, St. Charles County, St. Louis City and St. Louis County; and (in Illinois) Jersey County, Madison County, Monroe County and St. Clair County.

Only teachers who have been employed for three or more years at their current school are eligible to be selected, and a teacher cannot be nominated for the same school district more than once.

Pre-Application Information:

Submissions are being accepted now for the 2021 Excellence in Teaching Awards. The deadline is Friday, September 17, 2021.

Only one honoree may be submitted per nomination form. For school districts and educational institutions eligible for multiple honorees, submit multiple nomination forms, one per honoree.

Emerson will announce all Excellence in Teaching Award honorees in November.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To submit your honoree, complete the form and email to: Emerson.GoldStar@fleishman.com.

For more information, please contact:
Zack Kavanaugh
314-982-8704

Emerson US and World Headquarters | Emerson Electric Co.
8000 West Florissant Avenue, P.O. Box 4100
St. Louis MO 63136
United States

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Jersey, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties;   Missouri: Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties, and St. Louis City

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