Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award
Elementary and secondary education teachers (PreK-12) are selected on a regional basis to become members of the Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program.
Awardees have the opportunity to share insights on teaching, professional learning and educational trends with regional development leaders, university leaders in teacher education, policy makers, teachers, and school leaders.
Award-winning teachers are recognized and rewarded with a $5,000 stipend to be used for continued professional learning endeavors.
About the Program
Read the press release to learn more about the Governor’s Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award.
Teachers from across New York State can be nominated or self-nominate and apply to become members of the Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program.