Record Number of MNPS Teachers Receive Blue Ribbon Teacher Awards

This year, we’re honoring more teachers than ever before through the Blue Ribbon Teacher award program.

新皇冠体育盘口In partnership with the Nashville’s Agenda Steering Committee and the , we are excited to announce a record number of 58 Nashville public school teachers received this prestigious award.

新皇冠体育盘口Now in their sixth year, the Blue Ribbon Teacher awards recognize teachers who exhibit instructional excellence, promote student growth and exemplify teacher leadership.

新皇冠体育盘口More awards were given this year than ever before – 58 teachers were honored, 42 individually and 16 as members of school-based teaching teams.

This year’s winners join an elite group of the city’s top public school educators; more than 300 teachers have received this distinction to date.

Teachers Strengthen Nashville

新皇冠体育盘口“Nashville’s success depends on the success of our teachers, and we have a lot of great ones educating our students every day,” said Director of Schools Dr. Adrienne Battle. “We see that even now, when public health demands that we create new kinds of classrooms and adapt to teaching and learning remotely. I applaud each of our Blue Ribbon Teachers on earning this tremendous honor with their dedication, creativity, and skill, and I thank them for the example they set year after year in schools across the city.”

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The Award Process

新皇冠体育盘口Winners are determined following a rigorous selection process that included a review of evidence of outstanding teaching practices by a team of experts. This year, the focus was on recognizing teachers who exhibit instructional excellence, promote student growth, and exemplify teacher leadership.

For the first time, teaching teams were eligible to apply in the teacher leadership category. The addition of this award category acknowledges that excellent instruction is often the result of collaboration between teachers. Along with Blue Ribbon status, each teacher receives a cash prize –  supported exclusively by private donations.