Nominations for the New York 2007-2008 TOTY™ (Teacher of the Year) are being accepted through April 30. The announcement came from the TOTY Award™ sponsor, Teachers’ Insurance Plan™, a car insurance program exclusively for members of the educational community.
The award will include $1,000 to the winning teacher and a $500 grant to that teacher’s school. The New York TOTY Award™ winner will also be eligible for the National TOTY Award™ that includes a special recognition and a $2,500 travel certificate.
Recent past state winners include Jo-Ann Esrick, a French teacher at Elmont Memorial High School in Elmont; Francine Davis, a seventh grade teacher in South Ozone Park; Polly Sadler, a physical education teacher in Webster; and Anne Marie Todes, a fifth grade teacher in Belle Harbor.
Teachers, students and parents can nominate any of the state’s more than 225,000 accredited teachers.
The TOTY™ nomination forms are available online at www.teache
Winners will be announced at the start of the next school year.
Teachers’ Insurance Plan™ is underwritten by licensed members of the Response Insurance Group of Companies, as authorized by law.
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