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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.
2022 teacher nominations are currently closed. Details to follow for the 2023 elementary school nominations.
2022 Awards Honoring
Middle School Teachers
The 2022 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching will celebrate full-time teachers in an accredited New Mexico middle school (grades 6 through 8).
If you are a middle school teacher and have been nominated for the 2022 Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico Award for Excellence in Teaching, please contact us. The process has been delayed due to COVID-19 and more details will be available soon. Applications are reviewed and scored multiple times and finalists will be chosen for a classroom visit by a team of educators. An announcement will be made in the fall of 2021.
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