Nominate favorite educators for award

The proud recipients of the 2019 Teacher of the Year awards.
Photo courtesy of the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for its annual Teacher of the Year Award. The purpose is to recognize educators K-12 who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs that are serving to improve and promote education. Individuals employed as full-time classroom/laboratory/teachers and coaches are eligible recipients for this award. The deadline for submitting nominations is Thursday, March 31. There will be awards for public and private elementary, middle and high schools in the East Dallas area of Dallas. A total of six awards will be presented. Each recipient will receive a $250 cash prize and each school represented will receive $250 as well. The awards luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 21 at St. John’s Episcopal School located at 848 Harter Road. Online nomination forms are available at — Deborah Brown