The is kicking off a contest to honor some of the area's greatest educators.
The chamber is being joined by , Patch and the in sponsoring the first-ever Teacher of the Year contest.
Principals, parents, students and members of the community are encouraged to submit nomination forms. Teachers who teach in any public or private school within the greater Catonsville area are eligible.
The contest will also recognize teaching teams and school support staff (bus drivers, cafeteria workers, etc.) with their own award.
One finalist will be chosen from each school for recognition. The awards committee with then select one Outstanding Teacher of the Year for elementary, middle and high school.
The awards will be given out at a banquet at CCBC at 5:30 p.m. on May 31. The deadline for nominations is March 26.
To nominate a teacher, visit the chamber's website. You can download and submit the form from there.
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.