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Congratulations, Jean Hoem!

Previous Winners

1982

Lynda Hatch

Pilot Butte Junior High School

Bend

High Desert

Lynda Hatch

  • School: Pilot Butte Junior High School
1981

Bonnie Morgan

Sam Barlow High School

Gresham

Multnomah

Bonnie Morgan

  • School: Sam Barlow High School
1980

Marlene Tymchuk

Reedsport High School

Reedsport

South Coast

Marlene Tymchuk

  • School: Reedsport 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!