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Congratulations, Bonnie Elliott!

Previous Winners

1990

Stuart Perlmeter

Springfield Middle School

Springfield

Lane

Stuart Perlmeter

  • School: Springfield Middle School
1989

Edward Lee McKinney

Obsidian Junior High School

Redmond

High Desert

Edward Lee McKinney

  • School: Obsidian Junior High School
1988

Vincent A. Wixon

Crater High School

Central Point

Southern Oregon

Vincent A. Wixon

  • School: Crater 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.

Nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year have closed. Check back to nominate for 2024!