Individuals employed as full-time classroom/laboratory/ teachers and coaches are eligible recipients for this award.


PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: The nominee demonstrates instructional expertise, creativity, and innovation. The nominee uses a variety of techniques to effectively address students’ different learning styles and needs. The nominee is an instructional leader at the local, state, and/or national level.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: The nominee frequently interacts with community members on substantive education issues. The nominee identifies and helps to bring community resources to students in both formal and informal settings.

LEADERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The nominee continually engages in experience to improve his or her practice and to gain new skills and knowledge. The nominee shares this new learning with colleagues in a variety of venues. The nominee’s participation in and commitment to professional development has a visible impact on his or her institution, student and community.

ATTENTION TO DIVERSITY: The nominee works to provide a learning environment that meets the needs of all students, regardless of differences. The nominee recognizes and explicitly addresses the full array of values, cultures, and experiences represented in our diverse modern society, both through curriculum and instruction and in other interactions with students.

For further information: 214-328-4100

Submit nomination to: Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce   
Deadline:  October 20, 2017

* 1. Teacher's Name/Ph#/Email

* 2. School

* 3. School Principal (Name/Ph#/Email)

* 4. Nominated By (Name/Ph #/ Email)

* 5. How does the nominee meet the criteria of PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE?

* 6. How does the nominee meet the criteria of COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT?

* 7. How does the nominee meet the criteria of LEADERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT?

* 8. How does the nominee meet the criteria of ATTENTION TO DIVERSITY?