Congratulations to the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients (from left to right): Robin Schlei (Specialist Excellence in Teaching Award), Susan Gattoni (Middle School Excellence in Teaching Award),Dawn Pfaff (Homestead High School Excellence in Teaching Award), and Kerry Etter (Elementary School Excellence in Teaching Award).
It is important to recognize the major impact that strong teachers have on students.The annual MTEF Excellence in Teaching awards are given to educators who demonstrate exemplary leadership in the preparation of students for continued academic advancement at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Nominations are submitted by peers, students, parents and guardians.
All recipients must demonstrate good communication and leadership skills; exhibit a willingness to become involved; share their teaching expertise with students, as well as peers; incorporate innovating teaching methods; and have a positive impact on students.
Each recipient of these awards will receive a check in the amount of $1,000 to be distributed in June of the current school year.
Check out eligibility and selection criteria & past award winners.