Qualifications

It takes a special person to be a great teacherEvery Monday during News 5 at 5, we'll award an amazing educator as the News 5 Teacher of the Week. 

Complete the entry form below to nominate a deserving teacher today.

Step 1:

To nominate a teacher, you must be a school principal, counselor, a parent of a school-aged child, or student with parent permission. Nominations will be accepted for teachers of any grade level, from kindergarten through high school or vocational schools, who demonstrates some (but not necessarily all) of the following five qualifications:

Identify a teacher who demonstrates some (but not necessarily all) of the following five qualifications:

1.     Persistence in giving personal best

2.     An inspiring example to others

3.     Educational success

4.     Strong contribution to school and/or community (through classroom activities, volunteerism, school clubs, extra-curricular activities, projects, etc.)

5.     Love of teaching

Step 2:

Fill out the form below OR send a detailed letter or email including the information requested above to NewsChannel 5:

EMAIL: colin.anderson@wews.com

MAIL: News 5
Attn: Teacher of the Week
3001 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

Note:

Official guidelines

Nominators of the teachers selected will be contacted by News 5. Due to the potential number of nominations, News 5 will not notify the nominators of teachers who are not selected.

Thank you for taking time to learn about News 5's Teacher of the Week.

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