Teacher Appreciation Award
Deadline for Nomination: September 21st, 2012
Eligibility Requirements - The award is open to any Hispanic-American certified teachers (active or retired) with at least 3 years' experience teaching in grades Pre-K to College at a public or non-public school or college in Broward and Miami-Dade County, Florida. There are five award categories: Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and College.
Past winners will have to wait 2 years to apply again.
Candidates must demonstrate sustained commitment to improving mutual understanding between Americans and Hispanics, and must have made a significant contribution to enhancing students' knowledge of Latin-America and Spain.
Nomination Procedures - Applicants for the Andrés Bello Appreciation Teacher Award do not need to be nominated to apply. However, we are always seeking to encourage the educators to consider applying for the award. Therefore, we welcome nominations of individuals qualified to apply for the Award.
Letters of Nomination should briefly highlight the qualifications of the candidate and must include his/her name, contact information and the school information.
The emails of Nomination will be accepted at any time and candidates will be informed that they have been nominated for the Award. Those nominees must submit a full application as indicated below.
Nominators should keep in mind the deadline for applications is on September 21st, 2012. Therefore, it is recommended that nominations be submitted "Early September" in order to provide potential candidates the time needed to compile their applications.