2018 TESOL Teacher of the Year Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Teacher
for Outstanding English Language Education

GrantWatch ID#: 172529
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

TESOL International Aessociation and National Gographic Learning

07/19/17 11:59 PM EST

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Award of $1,000 and additional benefits to a USA, Canada, or International teacher to recognize their hard work and commitment to the instruction of English as a second language. Applicants for the award will be evaluated according to their demonstrated ability to:

-Inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn.

-Have a positive impact on students and colleagues.

-Participate in continuing professional development.

-Create a supportive and encouraging learning environment by providing quality language instruction

-Based on well-articulated theory, philosophy, educational research, and best practice.

-Play an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school demonstrated through collaborative partnerships and relationships.

-Demonstrate involvement in the field

-Demonstrate evidence of positive teacher effect on student learning through formal and/or informal documentation.

-Incorporate innovative and effective lesson strategies and evaluation techniques by utilizing new scholarship from TESOL or related fields.

-Demonstrate a commitment to English language teaching.


The winner will receive:
-US $1,000
-Free 1-year TESOL membership
-Free registration for the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo the year of the award, plus 3 nights hotel and round-trip airfare
-A session as an invited speaker at the annual convention
-An invitation to the Leadership Luncheon at the TESOL Convention​
-A profile and a published article in TESOL Connections
-US $250 voucher for the TESOL Bookstore

Applications will be accepted from any English language teacher who:
-Has been a classroom teacher for a minimum of three years
-Is not a previous recipient of this award or the TESOL Excellence in Teaching Award

Note: Applicants are not required to be members of TESOL International Association.

Accepting applications starting May 15. All applications must be submitted by July 19.

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