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Congratulations, Gladys B. Belden!

Previous Winners

1962

Lorraine Sabo

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School

Portland

Multnomah

Lorraine Sabo

  • School: Meriwether Lewis Elementary School
1959

Mary Hawkes

Hood River High School

Hood River

Columbia Gorge

Mary Hawkes

  • School: Hood River High School
1955

Margaret Perry

Monmouth Elementary School

Monmouth

Willamette

Margaret Perry

  • School: Monmouth 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 of the Year Applications

We notify qualifying nominees and invite them to apply for Teacher of the Year.

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Regional Teachers of the Year 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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Oregon Teacher of the Year Selected

Finalists are chosen from among the regional winners, and then the designated candidate will be recommended to the Director of Oregon Department of Education as the next Oregon Teacher of the Year.

Nominations for 2023-24 have closed! Check back in the fall when we announce the Regional Teachers of the Year!