The Salem State University Northeast Regional Educators Hall of Fame is administered through the Salem State School of Education and Friends of Education Alumni Board. The selection of Hall of Fame honorees from nominees is the responsibility of the Hall of Fame committee composed of five faculty and staff individuals from the School of Education and five individuals from the Friends of Education Alumni Board.
Salem State University will host an bi-annual ceremony recognizing the chosen inductees and nominees. The next celebration will take place in the Fall of 2023. Honorees receive an etched crystal apple for their service and are named on a plaque that lives in the Salem State University School of Education.
Along with honoring extraordinary educators, the Salem State University Northeast Regional Educators Hall of Fame program enhances the University’s presence in the Commonwealth as a flagship institution that values the work, dedication and commitment of those individuals who are education leaders. Additionally, the Hall of Fame provides avenues for outreach in communities and schools, as well as encourages interaction and participation among those in the education field.
The Northeast Region is defined as the school districts of the following cities and towns:
Amesbury, Arlington, Andover, Ayer, Beverly, Billerica, Boxford, Burlington, Byfield, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Danvers, Dunstable, Dracut, Essex, Everett, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groton, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lynn, Lynnfield, Lowell, Manchester Essex Regional, Marblehead, Masconomet, Malden, Melrose, Medford, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Nahant, Nashoba Valley Regional, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, North Reading, Peabody, Pentucket, Reading, Revere, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Somerville, Stoneham, Swampscott, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Triton Regional, Tyngsborough, Wakefield, Wenham, Westford, West Newbury, Wilmington, Winchester, Winthrop, and Woburn.
One letter of reference is required for the Rising Star category and two letters are required for all other categories.
Deadline for nominations is May 1, 2023.