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Congratulations, Catherine H. Thurber-Brown!

Previous Winners

2003

Carrie Carpenter

Hugh Hartman Middle School

Redmond

High Desert

Carrie Carpenter

  • School: Hugh Hartman Middle School
2002

Deborah Jean White

Lyle Elementary School

Dallas

Willamette

Deborah Jean White

  • School: Lyle Elementary School
  • Grade Level: Elementary School
2001

Norma Barber

Ukiah School District 80R

Ukiah

InterMountain

Norma Barber

  • School: Ukiah School District 80R

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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