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TNTP Re-imagine Teaching

Nominate a Teacher

Great teachers deserve recognition and a seat at the table. We are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Fishman Prize.

Nominate a Teacher

Nominate a teacher for the $25,000 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice, and the chance to share their knowledge with educators nationwide. 


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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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