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North Kitsap

Teacher of the Year

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The principal factors to be considered in the award selection are:

 

1. Impact-—demonstrated enthusiasm and versatility of the teacher to inspire and motivate their students to excel academically.

2. Encouragement-—creates a significant positive change to students’ attitudes toward learning, personal achievement and/or self-esteem that affects the students’ entire lives.

3. Expertise-—the teacher’s knowledge of the subject matter and ability to communicate that knowledge effectively to students.

4. Inspiration-—the teacher’s ability to stimulate curiosity, encourage the wonder of exploration and foster a lifelong love of learning.

 

In order for a teacher to be eligible to receive the Teacher of the Year Award, the teacher must:

*be an accredited full-time or part-time educator in either a public or accredited private school located in the North Kitsap area.  Please note:  Educator is defined as any certificated teacher or school professional.

*be in their fifth year or more of total teaching experience (substitute teaching does not constitute “teaching experience”)

*be in their third year or more of teaching in the North Kitsap area

*Have not already won this award in a past year

In order for a teacher to be eligible to receive the Rookie of the Year, the teacher must:

*Be an accredited full-time or part-time educator in either a public or accredited private school located in the North Kitsap area.  Please note:  Educator is defined as any certificated teacher or school professional.

*Have fewer than five years of total teaching experience (substitute teaching does not constitute “teaching experience”)

*Have fewer than 3 years of teaching experience in a North Kitsap area school

*Have not already won this award in a past year

 

To nominate an outstanding teacher, please click on the file below.  Any person can nominate a teacher for the award (except the nominee) by completing the nomination form and submitting it to the board of trustees by March 31st each year.

 

 

 

Please submit the completed nomination form to

nkteacheroftheyear@gmail.com

or mail to:

North Kitsap Teacher of the Year

PO Box 2254

Poulsbo, WA 98370

 

OR  click here to use our new Online Nomination Form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please click here for Printable Nomination Form