Outstanding New Educator Award

Deadline to submit nomination packet is: September 15, 2019

Download the Guidelines and the Nomination Form.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Conference Awards for Outstanding New Educators. Selected from a national pool of nominees, these exemplary educators are all in their first three years of teaching, were certified through an alternative route program that is a member of NAAC, and demonstrate passion for and commitment to the success of every student. The winners are:

Rachel Cullen

English Language Arts Teacher
Air Academy High School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

University of Colorado
Colorado Springs Alternative
Licensure Program

John Ezaki

9th Grade Math Teacher
YES Prep East End School
Houston, Texas

YES Prep Teaching Excellence

Sarah Khan

6th Grade English & Social
Studies Teacher
YES Prep Northbrook Middle School
Houston, Texas

YES Prep Teaching Excellence

Honorable Mention
: Courtney Howard, 9th Grade English Teacher, Hope High School, Hope, Arkansas
Program: Arkansas Teacher Corps