Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico

2023 Elementary School Teacher Nomination Form

The deadline to nominate is November 11th, 2022

Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico seeks to:

  • Recognize and reward outstanding teaching, and
  • Create a professional learning community of outstanding educators (The Golden Apple Academy) to catalyze teaching excellence in our state.

 Golden Apple Award winners will receive:

  • A $4,000 professional development grant for your continued learning.
  • A $1,500 cash award.

To qualify, a teacher must:

  • Be employed full-time by their school/district
  • Have taught for at least 6 years, with at least the last 4 years teaching in New Mexico.
  • A majority of their current assignment must be in an elementary school (grades pre-k through 5) classroom in an accredited school.


Thank You to our Golden Apple Award Sponsors

These sponsors generously provide funding for special awards and for teacher grants and scholarships. 

Intel Logo
Goodgame Foundation
Lang Family Foundation
Ralph K. Strong Endowment Logo
Dions Logo
Bueno Foods Logo
Wells Fargo Logo
New Mexico Mutual Logo
Martin J. And Pat Koldyke
Duffy And Jean Ann Swan Logo
Bank Of Albuquerque Logo
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