Gila County Teacher of the Year nominations are due April 30

Teacher of the Year nominations for Gila County are open until April 30.

Contributed Article/Courtesy Carol Broeder

GILA COUNTY – An inspiring teacher made a big impact in your life, your education – or maybe your choice for a career . . . do you know there’s a way to spotlight and celebrate that dedicated, unforgettable educator? You still have time – nominations are accepted through Sunday, April 30 for Gila County Teacher of the Year, an annual recognition sponsored by the Gila County School Superintendent’s Office.

Anyone can nominate a teacher who has gone out of her or his way to change the course of their students’ lives. Students, parents, fellow educators, district administrators, school district staff, and community members are encouraged to nominate Gila County’s most outstanding educators.

The Gila County Teacher of the Year will receive a $500 award, plus county-wide recognition and acclaim. This award recognizes excellence in teaching by honoring K-12 professional educators from public and charter schools who have made outstanding academic contributions to Gila County’s schoolchildren.

This award is an important opportunity to elevate the values of exceptional educators in Gila County.

Click here to nominate your teacher, or email Cindy at to request the PDF be emailed to you. 

Over the past year, teachers have had to become creative in finding innovative ways in continuing to educate our children. All teachers deserve recognition for these accomplishments even if they don’t win Teacher of the Year. Gila County recognizes them for all their efforts.

Gila County Education Service Agency is proud to sponsor the Gila County Teacher of the Year Award. The nomination forms and letters deadline is 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.

Nominations may be emailed to, dropped off in person at the Gila County School Superintendent’s office, or mailed to Gila County School Superintendent, 1400 E. Ash St., Globe, AZ 85501.