Outstanding Educator Awards
The Jordan Education Foundation recognizes and honors superior teachers with a track record of improving student achievement, using innovative instructional strategies and making a difference in the lives of their students. These teachers are among a select few highlighted as Outstanding Educators who are making a difference in the classroom.
The annual Outstanding Educators Awards publicly honor and recognize educators who raise the bar of their profession. Recipients are nominated by school administrators and colleagues through an application process reviewed by a selection committee.
The process for 2017 is as follows:ONE nomination will be accepted per school.The nomination can be an Educator OR a Special Educator.Nominations are due by 11:59 pm Friday, February 10, 2017.Nominations received by February 10, 2017 will be reviewed and scored based on the rubric.Every nominee will be recognized by Jordan Education Foundation at their school.
The top 10 nominees will receive a cash award at the 2017 Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Little America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. The Awards Banquet will also celebrate one Outstanding Principal (selected by district administrators) and one scholarship recipient from the six district high schools. Winners are favored to a banquet celebrating their success sponsored by area business partners. A $1,000.00 check is awarded to each recipient by a local business leader.*Nomination Applications for 2016-2017 Outstanding Educators are now available. Click HERE for an application.*View Scoring Rubric HERE.