Teacher of the Year Program
Congratulations to Rebecca Jones (Woodlake Elementary) and Kyle McDaniel (Grant Union High School) on their selection as the 2023-2024 District Teachers of the Year! These two outstanding individuals will represent TR in the Sacramento County Teacher of the Year Program.
Timeline for the Teacher of the Year Process
Nomination process begins throughout the district. Principals establish a Teacher of the Year selection process to identify a candidate who best meets the selection criteria. Download the Teacher of the Year nomination form.
|11/4/22||The Teacher of the Year nomination form is due to school offices.|
|11/18/22||Site selections (via Google Form) made by principals are due.|
|1/6/23||District Teacher of the Year essays are due via email to email@example.com.|
|March 2023||Essays are read and ranked by the District Teacher of the Year Selection Committee.|
|May 2023||Teachers of the Year will be recognized. Two District Teachers of the Year will be announced.|
Frequently Asked Questions
Who may be nominated for Teacher of the Year?
Fully credentialed teachers, including teachers not assigned to school sites, may serve as Teacher of the Year. However, in order to be considered as a District Teacher of the Year, the candidate must have been teaching for at least eight years in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. (Note: pre-kindergarten teachers that hold multiple subject and ECE Education Specialist credentials are eligible for consideration). Only classroom teachers can advance to the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) Teachers of the Year program.
Who can submit a nomination for Teacher of the Year?
Any person – teacher, colleague, parent, student, district employee, or community member, may submit a nomination. Self-nominations are also accepted.
Who selects the District Teacher of the Year?
District Selection Committees are comprised of district employees. They will select two District Teachers of the Year (representing PreK-6 and 7-12).
What does it mean to be a District Teacher of the Year?
Two District Teachers of the Year represent Twin Rivers in the annual Sacramento County Teachers of the Year program (including essay and interview process) and at events in our district throughout the school year.
Contact your school principal or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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