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Kim West Dinsdale Excellence in Teaching Award

"Teachers do more than teach, they inspire students to reach new heights of success. I am so pleased that, through the Grand Island Community Foundation, we will have an opportunity to honor our teachers - these shining examples who demonstrate a love for and quality in teaching." - Kim West Dinsdale

The nomination process for the 2018 Kim West Dinsdale Excellence in Teaching Award will open on Friday, September 7.

Come back on September 7 for your opportunity to nominate an exceptional educator — we look forward to hearing your inspirational stories! The nomination period will run from September 7 to September 25, 2018, and our winner will be announced by mid-December, so please follow our Facebook page for future announcements. 


Eligibility Requirements for the Kim West Dinsdale Excellence in Teaching Award: 

1. Must be an active and certified teacher and/or guidance counselor of students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12th grades.

2. Must be employed by a school located in Hall County - public or private.

Anyone may submit a nomination, including current and former students, parents, colleagues, principals, administrators, and friends. An educator MAY NOT self-nominate NOR be nominated by a family member.