If you are an elementary school teacher and have been nominated for the 2019 Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico Award for Excellence in Teaching, you can request an application from Brian O'Connell, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are reviewed and scored multiple times and finalists will be chosen for a classroom visit by a team of educators to take place in October. Award recipients will be announced by the third week of November.
Recipients of the Award for Excellence in Teaching receive a $1,500 cash prize and a $4,000 professional development account in addition to statewide recognition at the Tribute to Teacher Excellence luncheon*
For questions about the application or our awards process, please contact email@example.com or  268-5337.
*Click here for more info on prizes affiliated with the award.