Dorchester County Public Schools seeks nominations for top teachers

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Posted 1/11/22

CAMBRIDGE - Nominations are now open for Dorchester County Public Schools 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year and First Class Teacher of the Year.

Teacher of the Year nominees must have completed a …

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Dorchester County Public Schools seeks nominations for top teachers

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CAMBRIDGE - Nominations are now open for Dorchester County Public Schools 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year and First Class Teacher of the Year.

Teacher of the Year nominees must have completed a minimum of five years of successful teaching experience, the last three years of which must be as a teacher with DCPS. Nominees must be certificated and highly qualified full-time classroom, resource, or specialist teachers who spend the majority of their time teaching.

They must also continue to teach in Dorchester County through the 2022-23 school year. School finalists may not have served as a TOY finalist during the past three years.

First Class Teacher of the Year nominees must be in their first year of teaching. Nominees must be certificated and highly qualified full-time classroom, resource, or specialist teachers who spend the majority of their time teaching. They must also continue to teach in Dorchester County through the 2022-23 school year.

Nominees must be available to attend all events associated with the Teacher of the Year and First Class Teacher of the Year program.

Nominations must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14. Once nominations have been received, finalists will be chosen by school administrators.

Completed finalist packets are due to the Human Resources Office by 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14. Winners will be announced at a reception on Tuesday, March 29. This event may be held virtually; an announcement will be made closer to the date.

To nominate a teacher, visit www.dcpsmd.org and complete the electronic nomination form. For more information, contact Robin Mackert, assistant human resources administrator, at mackertr@dcpsmd.org or 410-228-4747 ext. 1058.