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Nominations open for Kentucky Teacher Awards

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Posted at 9:07 AM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 09:07:13-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky education officials say nominations can now be offered for the 2020 Kentucky Teacher Awards.

Officials say nominations may be submitted electronically by visiting the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year website at kentuckytoy.com. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 15.

Any full-time public school teacher in the state with at least three years of experience is eligible. Teachers may be nominated by students, parents, teaching peers, principals, superintendents or anyone from the community who has an interest in honoring an outstanding educator.

All nominated teachers are required to complete a formal application, which must be submitted by March 8. The winners will be announced in the spring. The awards' sponsors are the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc.