Who's the best teacher in Pinellas?
The Pinellas school district is accepting nominations for the 2010-11 Outstanding Educator of the Year. The deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 6. More details in this district press release:
The nominations are open for the 2010-2011 Pinellas County Schools' Outstanding Educator of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes deserving teachers who foster excellence in education, demonstrate continuous growth and leadership, and who involve families and the community in the learning process.
All full-time, school-based, contracted, certified, instructional personnel are eligible. This includes resource teachers, media and other specialists, counselors, therapists and classroom teachers as well as full-time workforce education teachers paid by the district. Nominations may come from parents, teachers, coworkers, administrators or community members. Final approval from the nominee and school principal is required.
The nomination packet can be found on the district's website, www.pcsb.org, under "PCS News." Nomination packets may also be requested by contacting the district's communications office at (727) 588-6122. The deadline for all nominations is Wednesday, Oct. 6.
Outstanding Educator winners and semifinalists will be honored at the annual "Evening of Excellence" recognition event sponsored by the
Pinellas Education Foundation to be held March 1, 2011 at Ruth Eckerd Hall.