For Teacher Appreciation Week 2019 — running from May 6 through May 10 — Tucson Values Teachers will be surprising five K-12 Southern Arizona teachers with the award based on nominations submitted by students.
Nominations are currently open and will close on April 25.
Tucson Values Teachers is asking students to submit a video nomination explaining why their teacher deserves to be recognized with the Teacher Excellence Award.
Students can submit a nomination individually or work together and submit as a group. Parents, administrators, and other adults may help students.
All K-12 Southern Arizona teachers are eligible to be nominated.
Five teachers will be selected for the award and will receive $250 cash from Tucson Values Teachers, a $100 gift card to Office Depot/OfficeMax, a plaque, flowers, a mini bell from Ben’s Bells, and pizza for the class.
To submit a nomination, students will need to:
Create a video explaining why their teacher should be honored with a Teacher Excellence Award. Videos must be no longer than 60 seconds and available in MP4 or MOV formats.
Fill out a brief nomination form that includes a link to download the video.
More information about the Teacher Excellence Award, including the nomination form, can be found at www.tucsonvaluesteachers.org.