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Congratulations, Sally Leahy!

Previous Winners

1992

Daniel Tilson

Eastwood Elementary School

Roseburg

Douglas

Daniel Tilson

  • School: Eastwood Elementary School
1991

Bonnie Elliott

Bend Senior High School

Bend

High Desert

Bonnie Elliott

  • School: Bend Senior High School
1990

Stuart Perlmeter

Springfield Middle School

Springfield

Lane

Stuart Perlmeter

  • School: Springfield Middle 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!