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2022 Hometown Hero Award-Educator of the Year

The purpose of the Educator of the Year Award is to recognize excellence in the teaching profession and to inform our community of the exceptional quality of instruction delivered in the Walla Walla Valley.

Award Criteria:
Must be a certified teacher.
May teach any grade level up to grade 12.
Must teach during the 2022-2023 school year in a public or private school in the Walla Walla Valley.
A teacher whose method of teaching is tailored to meet the individual needs of students.
A teacher with the ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and to reach their full potential.
A teacher who exemplifies creativity, enthusiasm, commitment and development of a positive
learning environment.
A teacher who has made significant contributions in education and work with future leaders.
A teacher who constantly goes “above and beyond”.
Not a previous recipient of this award.
Please fill out information for the teacher your are nominating.
Nominee must meet eligibility requirements to be considered. Please review the category descriptions for the core focus areas of each application. (Found on top of form)
Please fill out your contact information.
Thank you for your nomination.
All nominations are due by Friday, December 2. The nominees will be reviewed and selected by an independent selection committee.

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