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How to Nominate a Teacher

Nominate a teacher for the 2021-2022 awards!

Nominations Open in March and Winners will be announced in April

Awards will be given during surprise assemblies before the end of the year.

Here are the requirements:

  • Qualified teacher nominees must have taught at their current K–12 public, Tribal, or charter school in Rio Arriba County or Pojoaque for at least three years.
  • Current and former students, teachers, administrators, and other colleagues may submit nominations.
  • Relatives of the teacher may not nominate them.
  • Invited community members and staff from both sponsoring organizations select the winners from information provided through an online form that will be posted.
  • Each teacher’s impact on his or her school, students, and community; leadership qualities; cultivation of positive culture; and inspiration of lifelong learning in others will be considered.