The OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education celebrates innovative teaching methods that spark enthusiasm and passion in students, parents, and their peers. Anyone — including teachers themselves — can nominate a teacher. Educator of the Year is awarded to the teachers who best meet these criteria:
We're pleased to present the 2018 Educators of the Year.
On May 22, we announced the Educator of the Year winners in our 2018 OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education award program. Two teachers were named Educator of the Year - the first representing grades K-8 and the second representing grades 9-12. See Official Contest Rules for complete campaign details.
Any full-time or job-share classroom teacher, counselor, or librarian of grades K-12 who is employed by an accredited public, private or charter school in the counties OnPoint serves (Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark and Skamania counties in Washington) is eligible for the award. Please see the Official Contest Rules for additional details and qualifications for participation.
All prizes are awarded by the OnPoint Prize Selection Committee. This Committee is composed of representatives from OnPoint who are interested in, experienced with, or involved in education.
Nominations are evaluated on the following criteria:
The nomination period has passed.