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2020 NH Teacher of the Year Selection Timeline

Note: all dates are for 2019

February 14

Nominations due to the NH Department of Education

The nomination should be made early enough to ensure that the nominated teacher is given enough time to thoroughly prepare an application that reflects exemplary teaching prior to the application deadline.

March 15 Nomination applications (prepared by nominated teacher) due to Department of Education
Early-April Ceremony for all Nominees (nominees invited to display their students' and/or their work)
Mid-April Letters mailed out to nominees announcing the semi-finalists
May Site visits to semi-finalists' schools; representatives from the Teacher of the Year Committee observe the teacher in class, interview the teacher, colleagues, students, parents and supervisors.
June Finalists selected
July-August Oral Presentations of Finalists
  • Brief presentation on a topic of your choice
  • Informal talk before review panel

Teacher of the Year Application Due at Oral Presentation

August Applications reviewed
September Announcement of 2020 NH Teacher of the Year
Early-December Leadership in Education Awards Ceremony

New Hampshire Department of Education
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Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711