Foundation / Corporation
The Washington Post
01/24/22 11:59 PM ET Receipt for finalist materials. Nomination deadlines are set by the individual school system.
Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC teacher in eligible locations for outstanding work within the teaching profession. Nominations will be received by local school systems, the Public Charter School Board, or an independent committee prior to the deadline. Applicants must teach in a school in one of the following jurisdictions: District of Columbia; Maryland: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s counties; Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties; Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park cities.
The goals of The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award have always been to recognize excellence in teaching, to encourage creative and quality instruction and to contribute in a substantive way to the improvement of education in the Washington metropolitan area.
Nominees must be teachers who:
GrantWatch ID#: 140335
The annual awards recognize a Teacher of the Year and one finalist from the other local school systems.
The winning finalist will receive a signature trophy, a $7,500 monetary award, a feature spot in a ½ page ad that runs in The Washington Post newspaper, a profile in The Washington Post and on Washingtonpost.com.
All other finalists will receive a certificate of appreciation from The Washington Post.
All school system finalists are under embargo until mid-April 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The Washington Post Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/request/D8e4c2iv4cKZwt9KRZ9p
For further information, please contact:
The Washington Post
Community Relations Department
District of Columbia Public Charter Schools: The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board will receive and screen nominations and select one finalist, in accordance with the criteria and nomination process. For further information, contact the Public Charter School Board at 202.328.2660.
Nominations should be sent to:
District of Columbia
Public Charter School Board
3333 14th Street NW, Suite 210
Washington, D.C. 20010
USA: Maryland: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s Counties; Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties; Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park cities; Washington, DC
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