Grant Nomination Alert: Outstanding Young Educator Award
ASCD, an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner, is accepting nominations for the 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award. The association created the OYEA program in 2002 to recognize creative and committed teachers and administrators under the age of 40 who are making a difference in children's lives.
ASCD seeks nominations of candidates who exemplify a passion for excellence in educating the whole child; demonstrate leadership; improve student engagement, achievement, and learning; and contribute to the education profession.
To be eligible, a nominee must be a full-time pre-K-12 educator, and may not be more than 40 years old as of March 16, 2013.
Candidates may be nominated in the categories of teacher or administrator.
A nominator must be a full-time pre-K-20 educator. The nominator may work with the candidate to complete the application.
Self-nominations are accepted.
The winners will each receive a $10,000 cash award and an ASCD Institutional membership. The program also provides winners and honorees with opportunities for leadership skill building, professional development, networking, and best-practice sharing with one another and the ASCD community.
The nomination deadline is August 1, 2012. Visit the ASCD Web site in the link below for complete program guidelines, the nomination form, and information on previous awardees.