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Nominate your favorite educator for 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

The time is here again to honor your favorite Minnesota educator by nominating him or her for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

Nominations are open through Nov. 15; just submit this simple nomination form. The 2014 Teacher of the Year will be named at a ceremony May 4, 2014. The Minnesota Teacher of the Year also becomes Minnesota’s candidate for National Teacher of the Year.

Eligible nominees must meet these criteria:

  • Teach in a public or nonpublic pre-K through 12th-grade school, working at least 50 percent of the time directly with students.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree and a Minnesota teaching license.
  • Have completed three years of teaching by the nomination deadline.
  • Intend to teach during the 2014-15 school year.

Anyone may nominate a teacher; teachers may also nominate themselves.

The state program has been highly successful nationally – Minnesota ranks second behind California with four National Teachers of the Year.

For more information or to receive a printed nomination form, call Kieren Steinhoff, Teacher of the Year assistant program coordinator, at 651-292-4865 or 800-652-9073.

Organized and underwritten by Education Minnesota, the Minnesota Teacher of the Year program receives support from Education Minnesota ESI, The Harvard Club of Minnesota Foundation, McDonald’s Restaurants of Minnesota, Pearson Education, The SMARTer Kids Foundation, TruStone Financial and United Educators Credit Union.

Education Minnesota is an affiliate of the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers and AFL-CIO.

Education Minnesota
41 Sherburne Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55103

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