The 2022 Outstanding Educator Award is given for the following criteria:

  1. Outstanding performance as an educator in or beyond the classroom
  2. Understanding the unique traits and learning needs of gifted children
  3. Successful networking with school staff, parents, and community on behalf of gifted programs
  4. Involvement in advocacy efforts for the gifted at local and state levels

To submit an application for the 2021 Outstanding Educator Award you can complete the form below.

All submissions must be received by August 5, 2022


2022 Outstanding Educator Award Nomination Application

  • Nominator Information:

  • Supporting Information & Documentation

    In this section, you will provide a statement (500 word limit) explaining the reasons for this nomination. Please attach any supporting documents and representative letters of support from administrators, teachers, parents, and/or students (maximum of five).
  • In 500 words or less explain the reasons for why you are nominating this person for the Educator of the Year Award.
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