The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, is pleased to announce the continuation of Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year to honor exemplary educators in every region of the state!

  • Nominations are open statewide through February 21, 2024
  • Teachers will submit their applications by April 5, 2024
  • Oregon Education Service Districts will select a winner from their region
  • Regional Teachers of the Year will be honored across the state in September 2024
  • In October 2024 one of the Regional Teachers of the Year will be named
    the 2024-25 Oregon Teacher of the Year and will be eligible to apply for the honor of the National Teacher of the Year

Regional Teachers of the Year will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and will be celebrated
across the state. The 2024-25 Oregon Teacher of the Year will receive a $10,000 cash prize (with a matching $5,000 going to their school) and serve as a spokesperson and representative for all Oregon teachers.

Anyone can nominate a teacher! All Oregonians are encouraged to nominate their favorite teacher today at: oregonteacheroftheyear.org

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