- Last Updated: 23 August 2018 23 August 2018
The Teacher of the Year Nomination deadline has passed. Thank you to all who have nominated a teacher(s). We appreciate your support of great teachers in the great city of Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls School District Teacher of the Year Program
Each year the Sioux Falls Public Schools and Vern Eide Motorcars jointly sponsor the Dr. John W. Harris Teacher of the Year Award. Full time teachers are eligible for the award and $4,000 in prize money donated by Vern Eide Motorcars.
Explain why you feel this nominee should be the Dr. John W. Harris 2018 Teacher of the Year, providing specific examples of how the teacher differentiates instruction based on student needs, designs engaging lessons to improve classroom and/or school culture, and inspires students to recognize their potential impact and role in the larger community.
The winner is announced at a private reception in March. The Sioux Falls School District's Teacher of the Year becomes eligible for the Regional Teacher of the Year Award. The South Dakota Teacher of the Year is selected from the Regional Teacher Of the Year representatives. For more information on the South Dakota Teacher of the Year program visit HERE.
|2011||Nicole Gardner||Fink, Harvey Dunn Elementary|
|2012||Donna Leininger||Washington High School|
|2013||Allison Hutchinson||Career & Technical Education Academy|
|2014||Sarah Henrichs||Axtell Park Middle School|
|2015||Gretchen Johnson||Cleveland Elementary|
|2016||Janet Swier||Washington High School|
|2017||Stefanie Hage||John Harris Elementary|
|2018||Kimberly Dobson||Horace Mann Elementary|