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Congratulations, Michael Lampert!

Michael Lampert, a high school Physics teacher at West Salem High School, selected as the 2008-2009 Oregon Teacher of the Year.

Previous Winners

2008

Mike Geisen

Crook County Middle School

Prineville

High Desert

Mike Geisen

  • School: Crook County Middle School
2007

Jackie Cooke

West Gresham Grade School

Gresham

Multnomah

Jackie Cooke

  • School: West Gresham Grade School
2006

Allan Bruner

Colton High School

Colton

Clackamas

Allan Bruner

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

How Nominations Work

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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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