Nominate an Excellent Teacher Here!

NSNO is now accepting nominations for our third annual New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award!  The nomination process closes on Friday, January 27th at 5:00pm.  All eligible nominators can use this link to recommend a teacher for this citywide award.

Who can nominate a teacher?
School leaders, teacher coaches, and other academic or culture leaders at any New Orleans public school or network are eligible to nominate exceptional teachers at their school for this citywide award.

How do I nominate a teacher?
The above-mentioned school and network-based staff can nominate a teacher by completing the online nomination form previously distributed through email. If you are an eligible nominator who has not received this correspondence, please contact us at for further information.

Are there requirements for who I nominate?
Nominated teachers must have at least two years of full-time teaching experience (excluding student teaching) at the end of the 2016-17 school year. They must also be returning to teach in a New Orleans public school in 2017-18.

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