Nominate an Exceptional Educator
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) seeks nominations of exceptional educators for a variety of exclusive opportunities and experiences, including:
Nominate an exceptional K-12 teacher, principal, or specialist with a minimum of five years of experience in education and a (preferable) combination of the features below:
To nominate a deserving candidate, please complete the
Pennsylvania Department of Education's Exceptional Educator Nomination Form
and email it along with the nominees' resume and a one-page recommendation letter addressing the above criteria to
. Information provided within each submission is confidential and should not be shared with the nominee.
Nominations will be reviewed on a quarterly basis and will remain active for available opportunities for two years from the nomination due date. The current round of nominations will be accepted through October 15, 2020.
Please direct all questions to Dr. Nicholas Blanch: 717-346-4369 or
On behalf of the Secretary of Education, thank you for helping us elevate and celebrate Pennsylvania's exceptional education leaders, and those who go above and beyond to ensure all learners have access to a high-quality education.