TEACHER OF THE YEAR

HONORS


Regional Teacher of the Year Honors

The Regional Teachers of the Year finalists are honored in April or May at the State Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony. State Regional Finalists also receive the following:

  • One-time stipend of $5000
  • Framed certificates and posters for display at school or classroom
  • A Mobile device from Lenovo
  • Opportunities to present and facilitate at local and state meetings/programs
  • Appointment to the Superintendent's Teacher Advisory Council
  • Financial support to attend one national professional conference
  • The opportunity to attend a seminar at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT)
  • Opportunities to have direct communication between state education leaders and policymakers
  • Opportunities to promote the North Carolina Teacher of the Year network
  • Opportunities to enhance the profession of teaching with substitute, travel and subsistence provided by the state.


State Teacher of the Year Honors

  • A one-year sabbatical to represent NC as a full-time ambassador for education as an Educator on Loan
  • One-time stipend of $7500
  • Use of a State vehicle for one year
  • A Mobile device from Lenovo
  • Ceremonies with the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Board of Education, and other government officials
  • Appointment to the North Carolina State Board of Education for two years
  • International trip provided by Go Global NC
  • Appointment to education advisory committees and boards including the Superintendent's Teacher Advisory Council
  • The opportunity to attend a seminar at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT)
  • Appearances and participation in state-wide professional meetings
  • The opportunity to be a full-time ambassador for education for one year while serving the state as a Teacher on Loan
  • Nomination as North Carolina's candidate in the National Teacher of the Year Program
  • Attendance at the National Teacher of the Year Conference
  • Attend International Space Camp

*Honors subject to change based on corporate sponsorship levels and other potential budgetary restrictions.