Are You McKendree University’s Next K-12 Teacher of the Year?

School of Education Grads Eligible for 2013 Award

Lebanon, Ill. — Are you an outstanding Metro-East teacher who is a McKendree University graduate? You could be the university’s next K-12 “Teacher of the Year” award winner. The selection committee is looking for alumni nominees who are knowledgeable professionals, caring practitioners and lifelong learners.

You must be a McKendree University School of Education graduate and a current K-12 teacher with at least three years of experience in St. Clair, Madison, Clinton, Washington or Monroe County. You must also be available to attend the university’s Dinner for Cooperating Teachers on Apr. 23, 2013. The award winner will receive four tickets to the dinner at the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts, and two all-sports passes to McKendree Bearcats games.

Those interested should submit a professional biography that explains their commitment to teaching; two letters of recommendation, one each from an administrator and a colleague; and a curriculum vitae.

For more information, contact Dr. Darryn Diuguid at Nominations will be accepted through March 1, 2013. Application materials may be submitted electronically or mailed to McKendree University - PAC 208, 701 College Rd., McKendree University, Lebanon, IL 62254.