The Kansas Teacher of the Year Award recognizes and utilizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. Its mission is to build and utilize a network of exemplary teachers who are leaders in the improvement of schools, student performance and the teaching profession.
2023 Kansas Teacher of The Year Nomination
The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is accepting nominations for the 2023 Kansas Teacher of the Year. Every school district is encouraged to nominate one exemplary elementary classroom teacher and one exemplary secondary classroom teacher for this prestigious award.
While district nominees may begin work on the application now, all nominations must be submitted using KSDE’s Kansas Teacher of the Year online authenticated application program, which will open September 20, 2021, and close November 2, 2021
For more information about the Kansas Teacher of the Year program, please contact:
Communications and Recognition Programs Team Director
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