This Recognition Program honors our commitment to recognizing the outstanding work of educators in the FIRST® community – for their dedication, passion, and impact on the students they teach.
During this tenure, they may:
October 3, 2022 | Nominations Open
December 9, 2022 | Nominations Close
January 16, 2023 | Teacher Applications Open for Nominees
February 3, 2023 | Teacher Applications Close
Teacher Appreciation Week 2023 | Awardees Announced
Educators who are recognized will have the opportunity to participate in a Year of Inspiration.
To be eligible for nomination, educators must be:
FIRST inspirational educators will be chosen from multiple areas of study and by various age ranges that they teach including:
Thanks for your interest in nominating an educator for the FIRST Educators Recognition Program. Nominations for this year are currently closed.
Educators will be formally invited to apply in January 2023. The application will consist of a series of written responses and an optional opportunity to provide a short video along with the application. If you have any questions about this process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay Tuned to see this year's nominees and join us during Teacher Appreciation Week 2023 to celebrate the awardees.