Teacher of the Year (TOY)
The 2018-2019 Teacher Of the Year is Heather Witten, Spanish Teacher at Elizabeth High School in Elizabeth School District.
President Noah Geisel and 2019 Teacher of the Year Heather Witten . 2019 Teacher of the Year Heather Witten
Who will be our next language Teacher of the Year?
The deadline for applications for the 2019-2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year is May 1, 2019. and The 2019-2020 Colorado TOY Winner will be announced at the 2019 Fall Conference.
Colorado TOY application (PDF)
TOY Evaluation Rubric (PDF)
Do you know a teacher who…
- is an excellent teacher of world language
- is a leader in the teaching profession
- advocates for world languages
- is involved in the advancement of language learning
- shares best practices with others?
If these qualities represent you or a colleague, please apply for or nominate someone for the Teacher of the Year!
What’s the purpose of this award?
The purpose of this award is to elevate those that dedicate so much to World Language advocacy and instruction, and provide a greater public profile to our profession. It also recognizes best practices and excellence in the teaching and learning of world languages.
Who can nominate?
Anyone! District supervisors, department chairs, colleagues, principals, parents. Can you self-nominate? Absolutely!
Please send all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018-19 Colorado TOY Winner will be announced at the 2018 Fall Conference.
Visit our Past Award Winners Page page for a complete list of Colorado TOY recipients!