Teacher of the Year Award

Virginia Teacher of the Year Award Application

Send forms to:
Virginia Teacher of the Year Award

c/o Karen Zawora

The Teacher of the Year Award recognizes an individual who currently provides services to students with exceptional needs and their families. The recipient is an outstanding member of the profession whose work exemplifies the best in special education, early childhood special education, or early intervention teaching. His or her work reflects significant education success for students, continued professional development, and the highest standards of educational quality. 

Nominee Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be teaching in the state of VA for at least three years and in good standing currently
  • Must currently provide direct services to students (ages birth to 21) with exceptionalities
  • Must hold professional certification in the area in which the nominee provides service
  • The work of the nominee must be consistent with CEC’s mission statement

The individual will be recognized at VA CEC’s annual conference. For questions, please contact Karen Zawora via email: kzawora@spotsyschools.us and/or phone: 540-729-7976. 

Send forms to:
Virginia Teacher of the Year Award
c/o Karen Zawora • kzawora@spotsyschools.us