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Nominations Open for Delcastle Teacher of the Year

Nominations Open for Delcastle Teacher of the Year

Nominate A Delcastle Teacher Today!

Delcastle Teacher of the Year –2019


Do you know a classroom teacher professional who is dedicated, inspiring, and making a difference? If so, please take the time to recommend this person by completing this nomination form and returning it to the building principal by the specified deadline. Administrators, staff members, parents and community members are encouraged to participate!

Please complete the linked Nomination Form: https://goo.gl/forms/lr9YBNAFuCvBSgIB3

Each candidate will be scored based on the criteria below:

  • Have a superior ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn;
  • Be an exceptionally skilled and dedicated educator in a public or charter school;
  • Have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues; and
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to foster excellence in education as evidenced by ongoing contributions to the improvement of student learning and the learning environment.

Delaware Department of Education

Mission Statement: The Delaware State Teacher-of-the-Year program is a vocal community of award-winning educators who represent exemplary teaching and serve as spokespersons and ambassadors for the profession. The State program recognizes excellence in education and expresses appreciation for the many outstanding teachers in Delaware who serve as an inspiration to teachers, students, and community members while providing a representative to serve as the profession’s advocate throughout the year.

Title 14, Chapter 89, establishes a series of Teacher-of-the-Year awards in order to reward outstanding teachers throughout the state. All school districts shall follow these rules and 14 Del. C. 89 which in combination constitute the basis for the award grants. Current guidelines have been developed by the State Board of Education that includes input from teachers, administrators, and department staff.

New Castle County Vocational Technical School District

While the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District believes that the teachers working in the District provide an outstanding educational experience for their students, it also realizes that one outstanding teacher will be selected annually as the District’s Teacher-of-the-Year. The purpose of the District’s Teacher-of-the-Year Program and its selection process is to determine the teacher who will best represent the outstanding teachers in the District and the education profession. The New Castle County Vocational Technical School District-Teacher-of-the-Year represents the best traits of all Delaware teachers and inspires students with the love of learning.