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Award to a Massachusetts Teacher for Outstanding English Language Instruction

Teacher of the Year Award


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Funding Source
Massachusetts Association of Teachers of Speakers of Other Languages (MATSOL)
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Geographic Focus
USA: Massachusetts

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/01/16 11:59 PM Receipt Save

Grant Description
Award to a Massachusetts individual K-12 teacher in recognition of outstanding work in the field of English language education. The selected winner will have demonstrated successful teaching of English language learners as shown through evidence of best instructional practices and incorporation of students' linguistic and cultural backgrounds within the classroom.

Additional Criteria:

-Long-term commitment to the education of ELLs.

-Leadership roles at the school, district, and/or state level on behalf of English language learners.

-Mentoring and supporting of new teachers to the field through both informal and formal induction programs.

-Strong relationships with the community and (for K-12) parents of ELLs.

The Teacher of the Year Award is presented at MATSOL’s annual conference. The award includes a complimentary one-year MATSOL membership.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
  • U.S. Territory or Possession

Additional Eligibility Criteria
MATSOL members may nominate a colleague who exemplifies excellence in the education of English language learners in a K-12 setting.

More information regarding membership (for the nominator) may be found here:

Pre-Application Information
Submit nominations as one .pdf form here:

The Award will be presented on at the MATSOL 2016 Conference on Thursday, May 5, 2016.

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Contact Information
Helen Solorzano, Executive Director

2 Canton Street, Suite B-223
Stoughton, MA 02072

P: 617-820-5099
F: 617-395-2687

RFP & Supporting Documents
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