UEA Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented to Utah public school teachers whose efforts in the classroom significantly impact the life of an individual child or group of children. In 2017, 10 educators will each receive $1,500, a video profile courtesy of KUED, and recognition at the KeyBank Superstars in Education celebration in May 2017.
Nominate a teacher NOW (deadline is Dec. 7, 2016)
View the 2016 Excellence in Teaching award winner profiles (below)
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About the Awards
The Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented each year to Utah public school teachers whose efforts in the classroom have significantly impacted the life of an individual child or group of children. In 2016, KUED became the official media sponsor. The UEA has sponsored the Awards since 2000.
Nominations are accepted for licensed educators who are currently working in a Utah public school.
A selection committee that includes previous award winners reviews nominations following the nomination deadline.
Nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Awards must be submitted by December 7, 2016. Winners will be notified by a UEA representative in December 2016. KUED will film winners for their video profile in early 2017. Awards will be presented at the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet in May 2017.
Nominee must be a licensed educator who currently works in a Utah public school.
Use the official nomination form or submit online.
If submitting a paper nomination, please use no more than one typewritten page stapled to the nomination form. If submitting online, use 1,000 words or less, as instructed.
If you have questions, contact Mike Kelley, (801) 266-4461, ext. 101, mike.kelley@myUEA.org.