To meet the Woodstock Teacher of the Year criteria, this nominee must be a certified classroom teacher in grades Pre-K through 8. After each criteria statement, please include as much detail and examples to support it. An asterisk next to the name indicates a past recipient of this award.

* 2. This nominee's most important quality is that s/he possesses a superior ability to inspire learning in all students.

* 3. This nominee is energetic, and communicates well with students, parents, staff and administrators.

* 4. This nominee has the respect and admiration of students, parents, colleagues, and administrators.

* 5. This nominee is an exceptionally skilled and dedicated teacher.

* 6. This nominee plays an active role in her/his community, and distinguishes herself/himself as a leader in civic and humanitarian affairs.