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Each year, we wish to honor exemplary educators in the Pacific Southwest District who exhibit exceptional leadership, teaching skills, and total commitment to Christ and the ministry of our Lutheran schools. We are asking for your help in identifying those who represent this spirit of dedication, commitment and excellence. The 2019 Educators of the Year will be recognized at the Lutheran Educators Conference (LEC) in Palm Desert, CA, in November.

Below are the links to the nomination forms for the 2019 PSD Educators of the Year. This is an open nomination system. You may nominate in any or all of these four categories. The deadline for submitting nominations is August 31, 2019.   

June-August 31: Nomination period
September: Educator of the Year committees meet to determine finalists in each of the four categories
September/October: Evaluations/interviews completed regarding the finalists
Late October/Early November: Committees select winners 
Sunday, November 24: Honorees are recognized at LEC 

Nomination Forms:   
ECE Educator/Director 
Elementary (K-8) Educator 
Jr/Sr High Educator            

Thank you for your participation in honoring our outstanding educators in the PSD!

Educator of the Year

We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach;  if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Romans 12:6-7

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