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TNTP Re-imagine Teaching

Nominate a Teacher

In 2014, more than 5,300 people nominated an extraordinary teacher for the $25,000 Fishman Prize. 

Nominate a Teacher

Thank you to everyone who took the time to tell a great teacher they matter. Nominations are now closed. Sign up to receive an update when we open the call for nominations in the fall of 2015.

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Application Eligibility

To be eligible for the Fishman Prize, an applicant must:

  1. Be a current, full-time teacher who is responsible for teaching and assessing at least one class of students for a school year;
  2. Teach at a public school (including charter schools); and
  3. Teach at a school where at least 40 percent of all students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

In addition to meeting the above eligibility requirements, successful candidates must demonstrate:

  1. An extraordinary ability to lead students from all backgrounds to academic excellence;
  2. A keen understanding of effective instructional practice and an ability to articulate it clearly; and
  3. A passion for teaching and a deep commitment to advancing the teaching profession.

Applicants do not need to be nominated to be eligible to apply.

 

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