Timeline

Please review the timeline below to see the due dates for the DoDEA Teacher of the Year.

DATE EVENT
Nomination Period
Oct. 3-28, 2016 Nominations sought in local communities
Nov. 7 - 11, 2016 Districts invite nominated teachers to complete the district application
District Level Process
On or before
Jan. 13, 2017
Applications for District Teacher of the Year due at the District Superintendent's Office. Emailed to District POC
Feb. 2017 District Teacher of the Year selected by the district panel based on written application and virtual interview
Area Level Process
On or before
Mar. 31, 2017
Applications for DoDEA Teacher of the Year due in Area Offices, including photo and uploaded video, for endorsement
Apr. 3-6, 2017 District Teacher of the Year applications are reviewed, revised and endorsed by Area Office
Headquarters Level Process
On or before
Apr. 7, 2017
DoDEA Teacher of the Year Application packet (including photo and video) due at DoDEA Headquarters. Upload via Schoology
Apr. - May 2017 DoDEA selection panel reviews written applications and conducts interviews with top candidates virtually
On or before May 19, 2017 DoDEA Teacher of the Year (District superintendent, principal, and District POC) are notified of the selection
On or before
May 29, 2017
Announcement of 2017 DoDEA Teacher of the Year made via Weekly Packet and DoDEA Website
Jun. - Oct. 2017 Technical work sessions with DoDEA Teacher of the Year to revise national application and platform video
Jan. - Dec. 2018 Recognition and professional development opportunities
National Teacher of the Year Program Level Process
On or before
Oct. 27, 2017
The DoDEA State Coordinator submits the DoDEA Teacher of the Year complete official application package to the National Teacher of the Year Program Office
Jan. 2018 National selection committee (National Teacher of the Year/CCSSO) announces four finalists
Mar. 2018 Four finalists meet with national selection committee (National Teacher of the Year/CCSSO) in a variety of situations, including individual interviews, for a three-day period
Apr. 2018 2018 National Teacher of the Year announced and honored in Washington DC at the White House