- Last Updated: 04 February 2019 04 February 2019
Nominations for Teacher of the Year 2019 have been closed.
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.
The winner is announced at a private reception on March 4th, 2019 at 7:00 pm, at the El Riad Shrine Mosque.
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 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.
Year 2011 to 2021
|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|