Deadline Nears for 'Teacher of the Year' Award

Created: 11/13/2012 11:27 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

The deadline is nearing to nominate someone for the Teacher of the Year award.

From Oct. 1 to Nov. 15, Minnesotans can nominate their favorite educators for the 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. Names can be submitted online at educationminnesota.org.

The winner will be named at a ceremony in May 2013 and will go on to compete for the national title.

To be eligible, educators must teach in a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school, have a Minnesota teaching license and bachelor’s degree, complete at least three years of teaching by the nomination deadline, and intend to teach during the 2013-14 school year.

For more information, call 651-292-4822.