Nominate an "Educator of the Year"

Nominate an "Educator of the Year"
Posted on 11/13/2018
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Do you know a teacher OR educational services professional who is dedicated, inspiring, and making a difference?  

As outlined through the New Jersey Department of Education's Governor's Educator of the Year (GEOY) program, the Township of Franklin Public School District would like to recognize one teacher from each school, as well as one educational services professional from the district, as a recipient of a 2018-2019 "Educator of the Year" award.
The following positions are eligible to receive nominations from any member of the school community:
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Basic Skills Teacher
          as well as
  • Anti-Bullying Specialist
  • Director of School Counseling Services/Child Study Team
  • English/Language Arts Coach
  • Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant
  • Library Media Specialist
  • Mathematics Coach
  • Paraprofessional (Instructional Aide)
  • Reading Specialist
  • School Counselor
  • School Nurse
  • School Occupational Therapist
  • School Physical Therapist
  • School Psychologist
  • School Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Specialist
  • Technology Coach
Each candidate will be scored based on the following criteria:

- Serves as an exceptionally skilled and dedicated licensed classroom teacher OR educational services professional;
- Inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn;
- Demonstrates leadership and innovation in and outside the classroom;
- Has the respect and admiration of students, parents, administrators and colleagues;
- Plays an active role in the community, as well as the school; and
- Anticipates actively continuing in his/her teaching career for at least five (5) more years

Note - Individuals that have earned the title of school-level Teacher of the Year or Educational Services Professional of the Year over the past five (5) years are unable to be selected.

If you would like to nominate an individual, please click on the link below.

 nomination form will close at 4:00 p.m. on December 7, 2018.

Thank you for taking the time to recognize and celebrate the impact of outstanding educators in the Township of Franklin Public School District.