- Last Updated: 04 January 2018 04 January 2018
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.
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 deadline for nominations is Friday, February 9, 2018. 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.