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Teacher Of The Week - Entry Form
Rules and Guidelines
- Teacher of the Week nominations will be accepted from the following public schools in the following counties: Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender.
- Employees of WWAY, any co-sponsoring entities, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, and their immediate families or members of the same households of such individuals are not eligible.
- Teachers can only be awarded “Teacher of the Week” once per fiscal year.
- There is no limit to the number of nominations that one teacher can receive during the yearlong promotion for Teacher of the Week.
- DATES of Giveaways: Tuesdays throughout the traditional school year.
- The gift card to Staples that the Teacher of the Week receives MUST be spent on educational materials only.
- Applications must be filled out in their entirety in order to be reviewed by the Teacher of the Week voting committee.
- No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local regulations apply
Fostering a sense of community and building relationships are fundamental to Zachary Pierson's personal teaching philosophy.
Some teachers hand out scratch-and-sniff stickers when students earn good grades, but South Topsail Elementary School teacher Carly Silver literally flips when her students perform well.
The cafeteria inside Alderman Elementary School looks more like a high-end grocery store with chalk drawings of vegetables and other healthy food options.
A group of Whiteville High School students are about to embark on an adventure that will have them traveling halfway around the world for a unique event, and it's all thanks to our Teacher of the Week.
Kayla Thomas is in her first year of teaching at Holly Shelter Middle School and she's already making an impression on her special needs students and their parents. Altogether, she's taught seven years, all of which have involved special needs children.
Jenny Walters enjoys teaching kindergarteners and after more than two decades in the same classroom, she's even taught some of the children of her former students.
A WWAY Teacher of the Week has been selected to attend an educator's conference next week in Washington D.C. Dr. Renee Steele is one out of 32 educators from across the nation to attend.