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employee teacher of year program

The Duneland School Corporation believes in celebrating the outstanding teachers and employees that make up this district. Each year, DSC conducts the Teacher and Employee of the Year Recognition Program with the mission of inspiring and celebrating those in the education industry. Nominations will open on February 1, 2024 for the following categories: 

  • Elementary Teacher- Grades K-6
  • Secondary Teacher- Grades 7-12
  • Employee of the Year- Classified Staff Employee  

Students, former students, parents, colleagues, administrators, or members of the community may nominate DSC teachers, which includes Counselors, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, and Athletic Trainers, and/or classified employees. There is no limit to the number of employees a person may nominate. Please complete a separate form for each nomination. 

A selection committee made up of DSC administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community members will narrow the nominations and interview the final nominees before selecting a winner for each category. Winners will be announced at the May 1, 2023 School Board meeting. 

Nomination forms can be completed online or printed. Printed forms should be returned by mail to: DSC Teacher/Employee of the Year, Attn: Amanda Hicks, 601 W. Morgan Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304

Nominations will be opened on Thursday, February 1, 2024 and must be received by 3:30 pm on Monday, March 4, 2024 to be considered.

Nomination forms can be found here once the nomination window opens

Eligibility requirements and selection information can be found on the following pages. 

Any additional questions, please contact:

Amanda Hicks
Executive Assistant

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