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Nominations are now open for 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. To nominate a teacher for this honor, simply click here. To be eligible, the nominee must have four or more years teaching experience with SPS.
The nomination form is simple and can be submitted by a student, parent, co-worker or supervisor. Teachers can even nominate themselves. Just fill out the pertinent information and explain in 100 words or less why you are nominating the individual. All nominations will be kept confidential.
Nominations must be submitted by 4:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31.  Contact Jeff Rogers in Human Resources at  or 523-0735 with questions. Nominees will be notified by Tuesday, Feb. 4 concerning items they will need to submit to be considered as a Teacher of the Year finalist.
The 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year will be named in April at the annual banquet, hosted by Foundation for Springfield Public Schools. The winner may also be considered for Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year. Regional winners will advance and compete in the Missouri State Teacher of the Year Program.