Department of Defense Education Activity

Nominations for the 2023 Educator of Promise Award

Nominations for the 2023 Educator of Promise Award will be open February 17 through March 31, 2023

The selection committee will carefully review each nomination entry to determine how well a nominee exemplifies each nomination criteria. The Dr. Linda L. Curtis Educator of Promise selection will be primarily based on how you answer each question.

How has your nominee instilled in students a desire to learn and achieve?
What are some examples of how your nominee has understood the individual needs of students, encouraged their talents, and fostered their self-esteem?
How has your nominee demonstrated the attributes of Teacher Leadership? (Teacher Leadership is defined by York-Barr (2004) as the process by which teachers, individually or collectively, influence their colleagues, principals, and other members of the school community to improve teaching and learning with the aim of increased student learning and achievement.)
How has your nominee demonstrated a thorough knowledge of subject matter and the ability to share it effectively with students?
How has your nominee fostered cooperative relationships with colleagues and the community?
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