Nominate a Teacher

To nominate a teacher (K-12) as a Teacher of the Month, please fill out the fields below and submit. It's fast and it's free.

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Teacher Information

Explain why you believe this teacher should be considered for the award. What separates this person from their peers? (1600 characters or less)

Principal Information

(or designated staff member)

Nominator Information

What prompted you to nominate this teacher?

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for a Teacher of the Month Award, a teacher should demonstrate one of the following:
  • Excellence in the Classroom – Consistently advancing students to higher levels of academic achievement.
  • Motivation – Encouraging students to exceed their expectations both academically and socially.
  • Leadership – Serving as a leader in the classroom and throughout the school.
  • Community Service – Demonstrating civic responsibility by being active in community or other service organizations.
  • Creativity and Imagination – Demonstrating innovation in lesson plans and teaching methods.
  • Dedication – Showing excellent attendance, punctuality and a desire to see students succeed.
  • Communication – Articulate, clear, and effective instruction in the classroom and beyond.

What Do Winners Receive?

  • A $500 gift card.
  • A certificate of excellence.
  • Ohio Lottery Partners in Education prize pack.
  • Recognition on the Ohio Lottery’s website and social channels