Tucson Values Teachers announces the return of the special edition of the monthly Teacher Excellence Award program for the fourth year in a row. For Teacher Appreciation Week 2022—running from May 2 through May 6—Tucson Values Teachers will be surprising five PreK-12 Southern Arizona teachers with the award based on video nominations submitted by students. Nominations close on April 22.
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 PreK-12 Southern Arizona teachers in Pima, Cochise, and Santa Cruz counties are eligible to be nominated. Five teachers will be selected for the award and will receive $250 cash from Tucson Values Teachers, a $100 gift card to Amazon or Jonathan’s Educational Resources, a plaque, and flowers.
To submit a nomination, students will need to:
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.