Nominations Open for SREB/iNACOL National Online Teacher of the Year
ATLANTA – August 16, 2012 – Nominations for the 2013SREB/iNACOL National Online Teacher of the Year Award are now open
. Nominations close October 8 at midnight.
The national competition honors K-12 teachers who represent the best of the fast-growing world of online education. It showcases the teachers behind the screen and the many ways they use online education – to broaden student access to specialized content, for example, or to target their teaching to individual students’ learning needs and profiles.
Now in its fourth year, the award is sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).
An online teacher from any U.S. public school, charter school, or state or district virtual school may be nominated by his or her superintendent, principal, program director, department chair, or other supervisor. Qualified nominees will be invited to submit detailed applications that will be reviewed by a team of education technology experts from across the country.
Three finalists will be announced on January 25, 2013. They will attend an all-expenses-paid trip to the SREB Teaching and Learning Symposium in Atlanta in March 2013, where the winner will be announced on March 7. The winner will receive a custom trophy and an expenses-paid trip to the iNACOL Virtual School Symposium in Orlando in October 2013 and will participate in several educational, webinar and press events. Each finalist will receive a special plaque and other honors.
and information about past winners of the SREB/iNACOL National Online Teacher of the Year Award, visit SREB.org/NOTY.
for additional information.
iNACOL is the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, a nonprofit membership association based in the Washington, D.C., area. Its more than 3,100 members represent a diverse cross-section of K-12 education from school districts, charter schools, state education agencies, nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, research institutions, corporate entities, and other content and technology providers.
The Southern Regional Education Board works with 16 member states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in Atlanta, SREB was created in 1948 by Southern governors and legislatures to help education and government leaders advance education and improve the social and economic life of the region.