Introduction

What is the Pop Culture Teacher of the Year Award?
At Pop Culture Classroom, we believe that pop culture is an incredible educational tool. Our goal with this award is to recognize and honor educators who are using pop culture to engage students, inspire lifelong love of learning, encourage diversity, and increase literacy in their schools and local communities.If you know an educator who provides innovative and inspiring educational experiences using pop culture, we invite you to submit a recommendation.
 
What will award nominees be judged upon?
Award nominees will be judged based on the following:
  • Innovative use of pop culture as an instructional tool
  • Demonstrated student engagement
  • Significant and lasting impact on their students, as well as within the larger school and local community
Who is eligible for the award?
All K-12 and higher education (college/university) educators are eligible for the award. Parents, students, administrators, and fellow educators may submit applications, and one teacher can receive multiple nominations. An award will be given out in each of the following categories:
  • Elementary
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Post-secondary Education (college/university)
What are the awards?
One Grand Prize Winners in each category will receive:
  • 2 (TWO) 3-day passes to Denver Comic Con 2017
  • Free access to 1 (ONE) PCC Curriculum 
  • Special DCC’17 Prize Package
  • Spotlight on the PCC/DCC website
One Honorable Mention from each category will also be chosen and featured on our website. 

Where/When is Denver Comic Con 2017?
DCC'17 will be held at the Colorado Convention Center (700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202) from Friday, June 30 – Sunday, July 2nd, 2017. Important note: We cannot provide transportation to and from the event.

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