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Congratulations, James Grossnicklaus!

Previous Winners

1967

Gene Doty

Hillsboro Union High School

Hillsboro

NW Regional

Gene Doty

  • School: Hillsboro Union High School
1966

Norman Anderson

Tillamook High School

Tillamook

NW Regional

Norman Anderson

  • School: Tillamook High School
1965

John McManus

McMinnville Junior & Senior High School

McMinnville

Willamette

John McManus

  • School: McMinnville Junior & Senior 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.

Nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year have closed. Check back to nominate for 2024!