The Optimist Club of Westfield has announced that the deadline for receipt of nominations for the 23rd Annual Intermediate School Outstanding Teacher Award is Friday, May 7. Two intermediate school teachers – one from Edison and one from Roosevelt Intermediate Schools – will be chosen to receive the award at a Board of Education meeting in June and at an Optimist Club dinner in September.
Nominations should specify ways in which the teacher has demonstrated outstanding teaching, interest in children, and continued pursuit of professional growth. The nominee must be a full-time teacher in the Westfield Public Schools in grades 6-8 for a minimum of five years.
Students, parents, and staff are encouraged to submit nomination letters to: Outstanding Teacher Award Committee of the Optimist Club of Westfield, c/o Office of the Superintendent, Westfield Public Schools, 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey 07090. Letters also can be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.