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Congratulations, Deborah Jean White!

Previous Winners

2001

Norma Barber

Ukiah School District 80R

Ukiah

InterMountain

Norma Barber

  • School: Ukiah School District 80R
2000

Xochtil Fuhriman-Ebert

Ontario Middle School

Ontario

Malheur

Xochtil Fuhriman-Ebert

  • School: Ontario Middle School
1999

Dave Bertholf

Clear Lake Elementary School

Keizer

Willamette

Dave Bertholf

  • School: Clear Lake Elementary 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!