Winners from New York
The Children's Workshop School
Davon embraces what it means to be an educator through every fiber of his being. He constantly talks about how "he loves teaching" and that he "couldn't...
I am nominating my sister, Lauren Chao. Lauren Chao has been teaching in Brooklyn for 10+ years and has dedicated herself to her students. Lauren has...
Hunters Point Community Middle School
Long Island City, NY
Shannon is one of the most selfless educators I know! As a Special Educator she advocates for the needs of students and their families! In addition she is a...
Chestnut Hill Middle School
My sister is an amazingly hard working teacher who truly puts her students first. She has been a mentor to many of her students outside of the classroom. She...
Correy Hope Kustin
St Bernard’s Catholic School
After working for 35 years as a teacher, I have been a friend, teacher and role model to so many students over the years. I have attended their weddings and...
C.S.67x The Mohegan School
Micki or Ms. C as the kids would say, has been a teacher in New York City for 9 years. She is a devoted teacher that goes above and beyond for her students....
Sally D Ramos
Access Careers School
She was a nurse for 30years plus. Then she decided to become a medical educator and share her knowledge and experiences with a new generation of professionals....
Middletown High School
I am nominating my friend and coworker Dominique Scarzafava, a graduate of Middletown High School in 2012, who returned in 2019 as a Biology Special Education...
Enlarged City School District of Middletown (Middletown High School)
Mr. Bennett has been the Director of Choirs at Middletown High School in Middletown, New York for the past 27 year's. He has cultivated and built up an...
Falconer HIgh School
Mr. Paterniti has to be one of the most heartfelt teachers and most deserving of this award. Speaking for our class, we all recognize his appreciation for...
New Rochelle High School / New Rochelle Public Schools
New Rochelle, NY
Mr. Stirpe is a teacher in our PAVE program at New Rochelle High School. He is an innovative, tech savvy, hands on mentor for students of all skill levels. His...
Garden City, NY
I would like to nominate Lucia Ruggiero. Lucia has been an inspiration to me and to all her students. She has dealt with many disappointments during Covid but...
R.C Murphy Junior High School
Stony Brook, NY
Mrs. Budnick is one of the kindest people I have ever met. She has been a special education teacher for over 30 years. I have never met someone who would do...
C.S. 67 The Mohegan School
Samantha teaches in a title 1 school in Bronx NY. She teaches both general ed as well as special ed children. Samantha has worked all through covid teaching...
Yeshiva Derech HaTorah
Mrs. Hacker has been a math teacher for 23 years and is currently teaching 6 classes in two different schools as well as helping students with after school...
One World Middle School
My name is Nicole Conlisk. I have been a NYC public school teacher for the last 12.5 years working in the NEST program with students with Autism. On 11/12/18...
Dutch Lane Elementary School
Teaching students with autism is a passion of mine. In the 30 years that I have been teaching I have established relationships with countless numbers of...
Patchogue-Medford High School
He is the most dedicated teacher I have ever know he has taught math since 1974. In 2015 he was diagnosed with tongue cancer. They had to take out most of his...
Sachem North High School
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY
For over 15 years I have watched my son beam over his job. If you ask him what he does he doesn't just say "I teach high school history." Instead he simply...
Walter S. Boardman Elementary School
Ms. Degnan is the most passionate and caring teacher! She spreads JOY in everything she does. She is not only a phenomenal teacher but she does everything with...
Corcoran High School- Syracuse City School District
My mother is the kind of teacher you want your kids to have. She inspires her students to go out and change the world. She has taught at the same inner city...
Woodland Avenue Elementary School
I am a special education teacher in the Hicksville School District and have been teaching for 20 years. I was born with a hearing loss and truly understand...