The Arizona Educational Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2014 Arizona Teacher of the Year program. This program recognizes 10 exceptionally skilled and dedicated Arizona public school teachers. One winning teacher will be sent to Washington D.C., to meet the president and will receive prize package including a $15,000 cash award, professional speech training, a full scholarship toward an advanced degree at Argosy University Phoenix and the chance to attend international Space Camp.
Any pre-kindergarten through 12th grade teacher from a public or charter school in Arizona with at least five years of experience is eligible. Nomination forms must be submitted by Aug. 5.
Teachers may self-nominate or be nominated by a student, co-worker, principal, parent, friend or family member. Nomination forms are available at http://azedfoundation.org/programs/teacher-of-the-year" target="_blank">http://azedfoundation.org/programs/teacher-of-the-year or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year's Arizona Teacher of the Year is Nancie Lindblom of Mesa's Skyline High School.