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Congratulations, Bonnie Morgan!

Previous Winners


Marlene Tymchuk

Reedsport High School


South Coast

Marlene Tymchuk

  • School: Reedsport High School

Chester K. Bowser

Crater High School

Central Point

Southern Oregon

Chester K. Bowser

  • School: Crater High School

Joy Jeannine Linder

Tualatin School


NW Regional

Joy Jeannine Linder

  • School: Tualatin 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!