2025 Regional/Texas Teacher of the Year Application

Each Texas public school district and open-enrollment charter operator may nominate only two teachers — one elementary and one secondary educator — for this award program. Only those educators selected as either District Elementary Teacher of the Year or District Secondary Teacher of the Year are eligible to apply using this form. Please read this important information on eligibility, including information specific to charter schools, before submitting this application.
The deadline to complete and submit this form is June 13, 2024. 

Save & Return

This form includes several essay questions and can take some time to complete. If you would like the option to save your progress and finish it later, before you complete this form, you must first create an account so that you can log back in. We strongly encourage you to create an account before beginning this form so that you do not lose your work.

Note: A teacher nominated by a charter operator should enter the number of the Region ESC where their campus is located.
Please use upper and lowercase letters, as appropriate, throughout this form. Do NOT use all upper or lowercase.
Please Note: There is no field for entering a personal/professional website. That is not requested or needed. Thank you for not entering in another field!
Gender/age/race are not shared with any judging panel.

I hereby give my permission for any or all of the attached materials or photos that may be taken of me to be shared with persons interested in promoting, in a variety of media, the National and Texas Teacher of the Year Programs. *