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MTSD Teacher of the Year Nomination

Procedure for selection of the Arkansas Teacher of the Year Candidate:

  1. Nominations will be accepted from teachers, parents and principals. All nominations should be submitted in narrative form.
  2. Nominations should be turned into the Superintendent's office by April 15, 2015.
  3. The deadline for selection will be May 15.
  4. The final selection will be made by a committee appointed by the superintendent. The committee will  consist of two administrators, two parents, one school board member, and a central office administrator.
  5. The committee shall determine the Teacher of the Year candidate by a vote of the committee members. (The central office administrator will vote only in case of a tie).
  6. The Teacher of the Year candidate will be responsible for submitting the completed application to the Arkansas Teacher of the Year Program.
  7. Please provide examples of the following:
  • an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher, grades k-12 who is planning to continue in an active teaching role;
  • a teacher who inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn;
  • a teacher who has the respect and admiration of students, parents and colleagues;
  • a teacher who plays an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school district;
  • a teacher with a positive attitude towards the students, staff, community as well as the teaching profession.
 

Click here for the application for Teacher of the Year