The NJCEC Teacher of the Year Award was established to honor an outstanding Special Educator. The recipient of this award is honored each spring at our NJCEC Annual Conference and is then nominated to CEC as a candidate for the Int'l CEC Teacher of the Year Award.
Access the NJCEC 2017-18 Teacher of the Year Nomination Form Here!
Criteria for selection of the Teacher of the Year are:
- The nominee must be currently involved in the provision of direct services to disabled and/or gifted and talented students.
- The nominee must have demonstrated exemplary performance over a period of time as a teacher (or other provider of direct services) exhibiting such qualities as innovation, imagination, creativity, and ability to inspire, as indicated by achievements clearly recognized by members of the profession and others knowledgeable of the candidate.
- The recipient must be a member in good standing of CEC and an appropriately qualified teacher or related specialist as recognized by state and professional authorities.
Please contact Mr. Barry Schwartz, Awards Chair