Maryland Teacher of the Year
The Maryland Teacher of the Year Program recognizes the work being done by the state's outstanding teachers. Drawing from a pool of nominees representing each county, one individual teacher is selected for the honor of representing Maryland in the National Teacher of the Year competition.
For eligibility and nomination process information, please review the Prince George's County 2013 TOTY Brochure. Please be sure to include all four sections in your nomination notebook. Download the TOTY Application Brochure and Application Form to fill out and include as Section 1 in your packet. Local and State Teachers of the Year receive credits from MSDE.
IMPORTANT! As part of the Maryland Teacher of the Year criteria, all nominees should be planning on remaining as a classroom teacher in their nominating school site for the duration of the 2013-2014 school year.
Nomination Deadline was Friday, March 22, 2013
We have received 39 nominees - thank you all for your support!
Click here to view the 2013 Teacher of the Year Nominees
Teacher of the Year Student Essay Contest!
To honor and celebrate the Prince George's County Teacher of the Year, the Office of Communications sponsors an annual TOTY Essay Contest. This year's contest will be for students in Grades 10, 11 and 12. The essay theme is "How My Teacher Inspires Me To Do My Best." Winner will be recognized during the Teacher of the Year Reception (see info below). Download the Student Essay Contest flyer for details.
Essay Contest Deadline - Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Teacher of the Year Reception
Nominees and finalists for the Prince George's County Teacher of the Year are honored each year during a reception. The event will culminate with the announcement of the 2013 Prince George's County Teacher of the Year, who will go on to compete for the Maryland Teacher of the Year award.
2013 Teacher of the Year Reception:
Thursday, May 2, 2013 • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. • Doors Open: 5 p.m.
Martin's Crosswinds, Greenbelt