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To be eligible for selection as a Teacher of the Year, a person must hold a Standard Professional 2 (SP2) license, be employed full time and spend at least 70% of his or her time in direct instruction of North Carolina public school students. (North Carolina State Board of Education Policy, March 2008)


  • Responsibilities of Regional Teachers of the Year
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If you are interested in finding out more about the Teacher of the Year Program or otherwise supporting the program, contact the administration at your local school. They will be able to provide you with the necessary information to assist you.

You can also find out more information about the North Carolina Teacher of the Year Program by contacting the following:

Dr. Yvette Stewart-Mackey, Assistant Director
Educator Effectiveness Division
Public Schools of North Carolina
Department of Public Instruction
6330 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6330
919.807.3375 (phone)
919.807.3362 (fax)