- Last Updated: 27 January 2017 27 January 2017
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.
Classroom teachers may be nominated by a colleague, parent, administrator, student, self, or community member by filling out the nomination form. See the Nomination form for more details and deadline information.
Electronic Form - 2017 Teacher Of The Year Nomination Form
Criteria for Selection include:
- Meeting Student Needs
- Impacting Student Achievement
- Partnering with Students, Parents and Staff
- Commitment to Lifelong Learning
The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 17, 2017. 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.