Washington Post Teacher of the Year Nomination Information

  • October 31, 2019- Manassas City Public Schools is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. All nominations or statements of support must be turned into the teacher's principal by November 13, 2019. Each Principal will facilitate the selection process at their school.

    The goal of the Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award has always been to recognize excellence in teaching, to encourage creative and quality instruction and to contribute in a substantive way to the improvement of education in the Washington metropolitan area.

    Nominations may be submitted by teachers, students, former students, parents, administrators or the general public. Teachers may not nominate themselves.

    To be eligible, a teacher must:

    • Be a full-time teacher (grades Pre-K through 12),
    • Possess a minimum of five (5) years’ teaching experience, three (3) of which are with Manassas City Public Schools,
    • Be employed as a teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

    The nominees must be teachers who:

    • Instill in students a desire to learn and achieve.
    • Understand the individual needs of students, encourage their talents and foster their self-esteem.
    • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of subject matter and the ability to share it effectively with students.
    • Foster cooperative relationships with their colleagues and the community.
    • Demonstrate outstanding leadership.
    • Maintain their teaching position throughout the 2020-2021 school year.