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Congratulations, Douglas D. Anderson!

Previous Winners

1975

Joyce J. Osternig

Winston Churchill High School

Eugene

Lane

Joyce J. Osternig

  • School: Winston Churchill High School
1974

Mike Ford

Waluga Junior High School

Lake Oswego

Clackamas

Mike Ford

  • School: Waluga Junior High School
1973

John Arthur Ensworth

Kenwood Elementary School

Bend

High Desert

John Arthur Ensworth

  • School: Kenwood Elementary School

How Nominations Work

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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!