Outstanding Educator Awards

2019 JEF Outstanding Educators

27th Annual

Awards Recognition Banquet

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Embassy Suites, South Jordan

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.

Who Nominates
Recipients are nominated by school administrators and colleagues through
an application process reviewed by a selection committee.



ONE nomination will be accepted per school.

The nomination may be an educator OR a special educator.

Educators may be nominated more than once during their teaching career 

but may only win once.  (See list of Past Recipients)


Due Date

Nominations open December 20, 2019

Nominations due by 11:59 pm Monday, February 3, 2020.


Review Process

Nominations will be reviewed and scored by committee using the Scoring Rubric

(See examples of nominations that have scored well and won in the past.) 
Every nominee will be recognized by Jordan Education Foundation at their school.



The top 10-15 nominees will be recognized at JEF's Annual Awards Banquet held in the spring and sponsored by area business partners. The Awards Banquet will also celebrate one Outstanding Principal (selected by district administrators) and one scholarship recipient from the six District high schools.  A $1,000.00 check is awarded to each recipient by a local business leader.


Contact Us

Tel: 801-567-8125

Email: foundation@jordandistrict.org


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West Jordan, UT 84084-5500