2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year

Just got an email from our friends at CDE! It’s time for applications for the Colorado Teacher of the Year!

Does the teacher of the year live in Jeffco? We are certain that a Jeffco teacher should be the winner! Here are the details to apply:

Submit Your Application for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year Award

The application for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year is now available. Each year, the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher in any state-approved or accredited school, kindergarten through grade 12, to represent the entire profession in Colorado. The Colorado Teacher of the Year will automatically become Colorado’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year.

The Colorado Teacher of the Year candidate must have the respect and admiration of their colleagues and:
• Is an expert in their field who guides students of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve excellence.
• Collaborates with colleagues, students, and families to create a school culture of respect and success.
• Deliberately connects the classroom and key stakeholders to foster a strong community at large.
• Demonstrates leadership and innovation in and outside of the classroom walls that embodies lifelong learning.
• Expresses themselves in an engaging and articulate way.

Applications will be due no later than 11:59 pm, Wednesday, July 10.

Click here to access the application and additional program information for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year. 

For More Information, Contact: 
Kim Burnham
Federal Programs
Phone: 3038666916
Email: Burnham_K@cde.state.co.us