Teacher of the Year Nominations Now Being Accepted!

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The Tribute to Teachers awards program, sponsored by St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation, provides the opportunity for students, parents, volunteers, fellow educators, school staff and community members to recognize and honor individual teachers at the Pre-K – 12th grade levels in St. Vrain Valley Schools who exemplify excellence in teaching. By paying tribute to teachers who have an extraordinary impact on the achievements of students, the Education Foundation and the community hope to honor the accomplishments of all teachers.

Nomination Criteria Exemplary St. Vrain Valley Schools Teachers of the Year embody the following 5 characteristics:
Innovator – Introduces new methodologies or ideas to support student learning
Goal-Setter – Sets and maintains high standards for learning
Motivator – Is enthusiastic about teaching and encourages students to excel in learning
Subject Matter Expert – Understands content and possesses excellent communication skills to deliver classroom topics
Life Connector – Utilizes real-world examples/current topics in the classroom to emphasize the lesson’s importance

In order to qualify as a nominee, the teacher must be a licensed educator in the State of Colorado and employed at a St. Vrain Valley Schools campus for the current school year. If a teacher won the Teacher of the Year honor for their school the previous year they are not eligible. 

Click Here to see the 2023 winners. All St. Vrain Valley Schools are eligible for these awards! 

All nominations must be received electronically no later than Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 11:45pm. 

Awards One teacher from each St. Vrain Valley School will receive the Teacher of the Year recognition for their school. Two other teachers from each school will be honored as Teacher of the Year finalists. The Teacher of the Year for each school will receive a financial gift. The recipients and finalists all receive a certificate of recognition during the Tribute to Teachers event on April 20, 2024. From the school Teacher of the Year honorees, a district wide Teacher of the Year and four finalists will be chosen.

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2023 Tribute to Teachers Video      
Erie Middle School