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NORTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR

HONORS


Regional Teacher of the Year Honors

The Regional Teachers of the Year finalists are honored in April at the State Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony. State Regional Finalists also receive the following:

  • One-time stipend of $5000
  • Framed certificates and posters for display at school or classroom
  • A Mobile device from Lenovo
  • Opportunities to present and facilitate at local and state meetings/programs
  • Attendance at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) seminar
  • Opportunities to have direct communication between state education leaders and policymakers
  • Opportunities to promote the North Carolina Teacher of the Year network


State Teacher of the Year Honors

  • A one-year sabbatical to represent NC as a full-time ambassador for education as an Educator on Loan
  • One-time stipend of $7500
  • Vehicle lease from Flow Automotive
  • Appointment to the North Carolina State Board of Education for two years
  • International travel provided by Go Global NC
  • Appointment to education advisory committees and boards
  • Attendance at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) seminar
  • Appearances and participation in state-wide professional meetings and conferences
  • Nomination as North Carolina's candidate in the National Teacher of the Year Program
  • Attendance at the National Teacher of the Year Conference
  • Attend International Space Camp

*Honors subject to change based on corporate sponsorship levels and other potential budgetary restrictions.