Toyota Teacher of the Year applications now available

Calling all family literacy teachers! It’s that time of year again.

This year marks the 13th annual Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year award. This year’s winner will receive $7,500 for his or her family literacy program, as well as a free trip to the 2009 National Conference on Family Literacy in Orlando, Florida.

The applications are available online, and are due by December 5.

Here are the guidelines:

  • The online nomination form should be completed by the program director or coordinator.
  • It must include a statement of support for the nominated educator written by a parent/adult student.
  • Programs may nominate up to two educators.
  • The nominated educator cannot have been a finalist in the past three years.