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Congratulations, Jackie Cooke!

Previous Winners

2006

Allan Bruner

Colton High School

Colton

Clackamas

Allan Bruner

  • School: Colton High School
  • Grade Level: High School
2005

Steven Wyborney

Nyssa Elementary School

Nyssa

Malheur

Steven Wyborney

  • School: Nyssa Elementary School
  • Grade Level: Elementary
2004

Catherine H. Thurber-Brown

Tigard High School

Tigard

NW Regional

Catherine H. Thurber-Brown

  • School: Tigard High School
  • Grade Level: High 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.

Deadline to Nominate is

February 28, 2023

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