Each year the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable, and skilled K-12 classroom teacher to represent the entire profession in Colorado. The Colorado Teacher of the Year will automatically become Colorado’s nominee for the National Teacher of the Year competition. The National Teacher of the Year Program is a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers in partnership with Voya Financial and People to People Ambassador Programs.
Now Accepting 2019 Colorado Teacher of the Year Nominations
Do you know an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 teacher?? Nominate them to apply for the 2019 Colorado Teacher of the Year award! You can recommend them on the link below. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COTOY_nominate
The 2019 Colorado Teacher of the Year application will be released in the spring of 2018.
Elementary teacher named 2018 Colorado Teacher of the Year
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Colorado Council of the Network of State Teachers of the Year
The Colorado Council of the Network of State Teachers of the Year (NSTOY) is an organization committed to the preservation and enhancement of the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program. The Council works with the Colorado State Department of Education and other corporate and organizational partners to celebrate teaching excellence through the recognition of educators who have inspired a love for learning in their students, and who have distinguished themselves in the profession. All Colorado State Teachers of the Year, as well as each year’s finalists, are invited to participate. For more information for upcoming meetings, as well as how to join, please visit the Colorado Council's website.
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