Students, parents and community members who believe their teacher deserves recognition can nominate him or her for the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 “Outstanding Teacher Awards.” Teachers also can nominate a colleague.
The winners will be recognized at a banquet at 5:30 p.m. April 10 in the Charlestown Retirement Community’s John Erickson Conference Center, 715 Maiden Choice Lane.
The requirements are: Teachers be within the chamber’s coverage area, must work for a Baltimore County public or private school, or must be part of a collaborative team supporting a Baltimore County public or private school.
Teachers also must demonstrate a commitment to student success and love for learning, exhibit quality or innovation of an educational program or entity, show a supportive and caring attitude toward students and support the school’s mission or vision.
Nomination forms can be downloaded on the chamber’s website. Forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, hand-delivered to the chamber’s office or be postmarked before the deadlne of 5 p.m.
The awards banquet’s keynote speaker will be Barbara McGraw Edmondson, superintendent of Catholic Schools.