It takes a special person to be a great teacher. Every Monday during Live on 5, we'll award an amazing educator as the NewsChannel 5 Teacher of the Week.
Complete the entry form below to nominate a deserving teacher today.
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
Fill out the form below OR send a detailed letter or email including the information requested above to NewsChannel 5:
MAIL: NewsChannel 5
Attn: Teacher of the Week
3001 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
A panel of judges will make selections on a monthly basis, but all teachers nominated will be eligible throughout the school year as the selection process is ongoing. (Official guidelines)
Nominators of the teachers selected will be contacted by the Teacher of the Week host. Due to the potential number of nominations, the Teacher of the Week panel will not notify the nominators of teachers who are not selected.
Thank you for taking time to learn about about NewsChannel 5's Teacher of the Week.
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