Hundreds of teachers nominated for 2013 Golden Apple awards - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

Hundreds of teachers nominated for 2013 Golden Apple awards

Posted: Updated:
ROCKFORD (WREX) -

Nearly 400 teachers in Winnebago and Boone counties are up for this year's Golden Apple Teacher awards.

The 6th to 12th grade teachers were nominated by either a parent, student, or colleague for their excellence in the classroom.

The next step for teachers is to decide if they will respond to their nomination with a self reflective essay and letters of recommendation. Then a selection committee will complete a review of the teacher's professional portfolios and 20 teachers will be chosen to continue in the process of classroom observations and interviews, which are conducted by community volunteers.

The five finalist teachers will be selected and honored at the 17th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet at the Radisson Hotel on April 26, 2013.

The entire list of nominated teachers is available by clicking the link along the left of this story or at www.goldenappleofrockford.com.

A reception will be held to honor all nominees on Wednesday, November 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, located at 200 S. Bell School Road.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.