Nominate an outstanding teacher for Gila County Teacher of the Year

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

GILA COUNTY – Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell is proud to announce that Gila County Teacher of the Year Award nominations for the 2013-14 school year are now being accepted. Celebrating its fourth year, the Gila County Teacher of the Year Program recognizes excellence in teaching by honoring K-12 professional educators from public and charter schools who have made outstanding academic contributions to Gila County’s school-aged children. The Gila County Teacher of the Year will receive a $500 award and a plaque. Second, third, and fourth place winners receive a $100 award and a plaque.
To be eligible for selection as the Gila County Teacher of the Year, the nominated teacher must:
1. Spend the majority (70% or more) of the school day in direct instruction with students;
2. Be currently certified to teach in the State of Arizona;
3. Have a minimum of three years of teaching experience in Gila County;
4. Teach any subject, grade or combination of grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 in any public or charter school in Gila County; and
5. Plan to continue in an active teaching status in the upcoming school year.
“It is my sincere hope that those involved in the educational community will take time to acknowledge the efforts of teachers who have worked to achieve excellence in the classroom,” says O’Dell. “I encourage school and district administrators and educators as well as parents and community members to nominate an outstanding educator as the Gila County Teacher of the Year. I welcome your participation in this opportunity to acknowledge, celebrate and promote excellence in education in Gila County.”
The Teacher of the Year nomination packet is available for download at www.gilacountyschools.org under Upcoming Events/Teacher of the Year. Teachers can be nominated by an educator, an administrator, a parent or a community member. The deadline to submit nomination packets is Monday, May 5 by 5 p.m.
For more information, please contact Holly Sow at the Gila County School Superintendent’s Office at 928-402-8784 or by email to hsow@gilacountyaz.gov.

admin (7662 Posts)


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

  • Additional Stories

    Town of Superior approves beautification for Besich Park

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      At its June meeting, the Superior Town Council approved a beautification project for Besich Park.  The project is coordinated […]


    Tri-Community Sea Lions: a decade of championship wins!

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      The Tri-Community Sea Lions won its 10th consecutive League championship and boy, are we proud of them!   The […]


    Cleanup efforts from Shipman, Kearny River Wildfires progressing

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      The reclamation project required in and around Kearny as the result of a pair of wildfires that burned large […]


    Kearny Council to vote on tax increase

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      Across the United States communities large and small are faced with crumbling infrastructure and aging equipment.  That alone is […]


  • Additional Stories

    Pinal County donates to Hayden Senior Center

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      On Tuesday, July 19, the Hayden Senior Center received a $20,000 donation from the Pinal County Board of Supervisors […]


    Preparing your child for kindergarten success starts early

    July 29th, 2016
    by

    San Manuel (July 20, 2016) – For young kids entering kindergarten, summer is the ideal time to instill the skills […]


    Chain reaction accident closes both directions of U.S. Hwy. 60 near Superior

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      Traffic was a little more jammed than usual on Tuesday, July 19, following a chain-reaction accident near the Arboretum. […]


    Resolution Copper hosts ice cream social send off

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      Last week, Resolution Copper hosted an ice cream social in front of its offices on Main Street to celebrate […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger

  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather