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For Students

Students who wish to nominate their teacher should first check that their teacher is eligible, then complete the online nomination form below and email it or mail it in to Nancy Abbott. See the form for details.

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For Nominated Teachers

Nominated teachers need to complete this form once they have spoken with an ABTA representative. Please download and complete the form below, then email it or mail it to Nancy Abbott. See form for full details.

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Nancy Abbott is the Chairman of the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year Committee. Please send your forms to her:

Email address: nancyabbott@juno.com
Mailing address: Mailing address: 39434 Snickersville Turnpike, Middleburg VA 20117-3110

Once all submissions have been received, the Teacher of the Year Committee works together to narrow down the nominations to a group of finalists, using the established criteria to make their decisions.

When the committee has decided on the finalists, all of the finalists are contacted and invited to attend the ABTA Annual Conference. All of the finalists are honored at a special Teacher of the Year ceremony at the ABTA Annual Conference, and the winner of the Teacher of the Year Award is announced.

Teacher of the Year 2014-2015 Committee

This year's committee consists of: Larry Cohen, Tina Radding, Mary Jane Orock, Joyce Penn, Linda Lee, Nancy Abbott, Chairman..


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