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Congratulations, Alene Nelson!

Previous Winners

1968

James Grossnicklaus

Philomath High School

Philomath

Linn Benton Lincoln

James Grossnicklaus

  • School: Philomath High School
1967

Gene Doty

Hillsboro Union High School

Hillsboro

NW Regional

Gene Doty

  • School: Hillsboro Union High School
1966

Norman Anderson

Tillamook High School

Tillamook

NW Regional

Norman Anderson

  • School: Tillamook High School

How Nominations Work

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Nominate a Teacher

Know a great teacher? Fill out the nomination form and tell us what makes them exceptional!

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Teacher Applications

We notify qualifying nominees and invite them to apply for Teacher of the Year.

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Regional Winner Selected

Each of Oregon’s 19 Education Service Districts review applications from their area and choose a winner for their region.

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Statewide Winner Selected

Regional applications will be reviewed by a diverse panel of education advocates and finalists will be interviewed by department staff and recommended to the Director for selection.

Deadline to Nominate is

February 28, 2023

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