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Nominate An Outstanding Teacher!

 IMAGE: Tucson Values Teachers Logo. Tucson Values Teachers will be surprising five K-12 Southern Arizona teachers with the Teacher Excellence Award during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6 – May 10) based on nominations submitted by students.

Show your teacher that they are appreciated by nominating them for the award! Tucson Values Teachers is asking students to submit a video nomination explaining why their teacher deserves to be recognized with the Teacher Excellence Award.

Students can submit a nomination individually or work together and submit as a group. Parents, administrators, and other adults may help students.

All K-12 Southern Arizona teachers are eligible to be nominated. Five teachers will be selected for the award and will each receive:


  • $250 cash from Tucson Values Teachers
  • $100 gift card to Office Depot/OfficeMax
  • Plaque
  • Flowers
  • Mini bell from Ben’s Bells
  • Pizza for the class

To submit a nomination, students will need to:


  1. Create a video explaining why their teacher should be honored with a Teacher Excellence Award. Videos must be no longer than 60 seconds and available in MP4 or MOV formats.
  2. Fill out a brief nomination form that includes a link to download the video:


Nominations close April 25! Visit the Tucson Values Teachers website to learn more.