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Delaware County Excellence in Teaching Award

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Educators for Outstanding Work in Education

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Funding Source:

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Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU), Delaware County Intermediate Unit

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Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania educators to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education. Award recipients will receive $1,000 for their school, a commemorative plaque, as well as $500 towards classroom expenses. Eligible nominees may be classroom teachers, librarians, therapists, and specialists who work in the classroom setting.

Nominations will be considered for certified teachers from both public and non-public elementary and secondary schools throughout the County.

All recipients will be honored at the annual Partners in Education Celebration on May 2, 2019 and recognized in an edition of the Delaware County Daily Times.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177100

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Number of Grants:

Twenty-one teachers are honored. Teachers will be chosen from: One public school teacher from each of the 17 public school districts that serve Delaware County; One teacher from the Delaware County Intermediate Unit; One teacher from a Delaware County non-public elementary, one middle, and one high school (total of three).

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each awardee will receive $500 towards classroom expenses, a commemorative plaque, and $1,000 for their school.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All nominees must be Pennsylvania certified active teachers in a Delaware County public or non-public school and must provide direct instruction to students in a classroom setting.

This includes classroom teachers, subject teachers, certified teaching professionals who provide direct instruction to students up to and including grade 12, in a classroom setting, such as a reading specialist, speech therapist, learning support teacher, librarian, etc.

Educators in administrative positions are not eligible (principal, superintendent, etc.) Teachers are eligible to receive this award once in a five-year period.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply is December 21, 2018.

Any member of the general public is eligible to nominate a teacher. Individuals may only nominate one teacher. Multiple nominations from the same nominator will not be considered.

Contact Information:

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

Nomination Form:

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union
1974 Sproul Road, Suite 300
Broomall, PA 19008

P: 610-325-5000
F: 610-325-5265

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Delaware County