Awards Timeline


2018 Selections Timeline

August 30, 2017

Nominations + Video Submissions Open

September 30, 2017

Nominations Close

October 20, 2017

Video Submissions Due

November 3, 2017

Essays + Proposals Open
(for applicants who advanced)

December 29, 2017

Essays + Proposals Due

January 16 – February 9, 2018

Live Observations
(for applicants who advance)

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Final Interview Day
(for finalists)

Spring 2018

Winner Notifications


  • Position

    Pre-K through 12th Grade Teacher, Assistant Principal or Principal (*At this time we are unable to consider instructional coaches, counselors or support staff positions.)

  • District

    Must be in one of the following districts: Atlanta, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett

  • School

    Charter or Traditional School

  • Year

    Taught in district during the 2016-2017 school year

  • Plans

    Plans to remain in district until summer 2019

  • Prior Experience

    Must have completed 2 years in education prior to applying


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