Teacher of the Year nominations sought

Photo of the 2022 winners courtesy of the GEDCC

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GEDCC) 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. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 31. Awards will be given 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. Nominations are being solicited from the Dallas education community, from the Chamber Board of Directors and from Chamber membership. The awards luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 25 at St. John’s Episcopal School located at 848 Harter Road. The criteria for the nominees is available at eastdallaschamber.com.                                                                                                                                                                     — Deborah Brown