1 teacher 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/20/13) – Nominations are now open for the 2014 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc.
 
Nominations may be submitted electronically by visiting the 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year website, kentuckytoy.com. The deadline for nominations is May 15.
 
Any full-time public school teacher in the state with at least three years of experience is eligible. Additional qualifications are cited on the application. Students, parents, teaching peers, principals, superintendents or anyone from the community who has an interest in honoring an outstanding educator may nominate a teacher for this award.
 
All nominated teachers are required to complete a formal application, which must be submitted by June 30. A blue ribbon panel of education professionals from around the state will judge the applications in August; up to 24 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Award winners will be announced in September.
 
Following site visits with nine semifinalists in September and personal interviews with the top three candidates, the Kentucky Teacher of the Year will be announced in Frankfort. At that time, all 24 teachers will be honored with cash awards and other mementos. Teacher Achievement Award winners will receive a cash gift of $500; two of the three finalists will receive a cash gift of $3,000; and the Teacher of the Year will receive a cash prize of $10,000, along with an exciting professional development opportunity. The Kentucky Teacher of the Year will represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition.
 
The Kentucky Teacher Awards program combines the best elements of the Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards and the Kentucky Teacher of the Year programs. This is the 13th year for this innovative collaboration between private industry and public education.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Rebecca Blessing
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

March 25, 2015 5104

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4965

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4884

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 4589

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 24, 2015 4095

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3818

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13070

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11430

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 4589

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 1883

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 1378

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1082

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1057

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 934

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 772

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 746

Sheriff Explains Numerous Duties of Office,…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 693

Work Continues on Madisonville's Downtown Plaza

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
March 27, 2015 664

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News