SUNSHINE STATE TESOL OF FLORIDA
SSTESOL Outstanding Educator Award
Purpose: To recognize and honor active TESOL/Bilingual Education professionals considered outstanding by their colleagues.
Who’s Eligible: Professional educators, administrators, or support staff with at least 5 years of experience in the field of ESOL in Florida. The nominee must be a member of Sunshine State TESOL. (If you are not a current member, you can get your membership here. )
Award: $500.00 USD each to (1) K-12 & (1) higher education professional
Nomination Process: A one page letter of nomination must be submitted which includes a description of the accomplishments of the nominee and highlights of the achievements of the nominee. The letter of nomination should exemplify the qualities of the ESOL professional who will be recognized for excellence. Letter must be on letterhead, signed, scanned, and attached to the application form.
Additional information should be included to provide evidence of the criteria listed below:
Recommendation Letter: One additional letter of recommendation (one page maximum) will be submitted, providing information relevant to the factors above. Letter must be on letterhead, signed, scanned, and attached to the application form.
Supporting documentation: The nominee will send a vita or resume and a written statement (500 words max) focusing on: