We know you know some outstanding educators. And the DESE is seeking to recognize these exceptional teachers and principals through our Distinguished Educator Recognition Program. Now more than ever, we want to hear about the local heroes who are serving the students in your school or district. The Department will consider these educators for future advisory boards and task forces.
This year, we are gathering information about distinguished elementary and secondary educators in Massachusetts. We invite you to recommend distinguished, early- to mid-career elementary and secondary classroom teachers, specialists, and/or principals who demonstrate all of the following:
We accept recommendations on a rolling basis, and we look forward to hearing about the distinguished educators in your school and district! Please submit your recommendation using this form.
Please direct any questions about the Distinguished Educator Recognition Program to Grace.A.Kingsbery@mass.gov .
Last Updated: April 27, 2023
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