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Congratulations, Marie Prescott!

Previous Winners

1963

Gladys B. Belden

Albany Union High School

Albany

Linn Benton Lincoln

Gladys B. Belden

  • School: Albany Union High School
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

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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