Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Tips to fill out the nomination documents
- Submit an application online
- Have all your materials ready before beginning the application
- Make sure that your application is complete
- Include specific details in each question
- Provide specific examples of how this teacher has engaged students
The Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards are presented annually to honor and reward teachers in Oakland County who have achieved, through their effort and example, the highest standards of excellence in their profession. Oakland Schools has created these awards out of a conviction that a quality public education system is essential to the health and vitality of our community. We believe that encouraging excellence in education is the shared responsibility of all who reap its benefits.
This award recognizes an elementary, middle/junior high and high school teacher from Oakland County. In all, three teachers will be selected to receive the Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award that includes a cash prize and a recognition event on
Monday, May 4, 2020.
How to apply
Application deadline February 7, 2020 at 5:00pm
Make sure to gather all require materials before you begin the nomination form.
2018-2019 Outstanding Teachers of the Year
Zach Rondot, Elementary Teacher of the Year
4th Grade, Castello Elementary School, Troy School District
David Kniaz, Middle School Teacher of the Year
8th Grade US History, Novi Middle School, Novi Community Schools
Julie Anne Smith, High School Teacher of the Year
7th-12th Grade Choir Teacher, Berkley High School, Berkley School District