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The Outstanding Catholic School Educator Award is given six times per school year during the months of November, December, January, February, March and April. The award is given to a Catholic school teacher or aide in the Diocese of Madison and recognizes those who increase student learning while using new and innovative means of integrating the Catholic faith with the students’ regular study of academic subjects.
Annually, one teacher from among the six recipients that year will be chosen as the Catholic School Educator of the Year, to be awarded in May.
The award is sponsored by the Office of Catholic Schools, Relevant Radio AM 1240, Catholic Financial Life Insurance Madison Area agents Curtis Eberle, Cory Ruefer, Kyla Klein and Blest Art Inc.
Nominees must be current teachers or instructional aids at one of the 46 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Madison. Nominees may not be in their first year of teaching in Catholic schools.
Applications are accepted only twice a year, once in November and once in January. The following deadlines apply to all submissions:
RECEPTION OF THE AWARD:
Awards are determined by the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in consultation with the Principals’ Association Board.
The award will be presented, in person, at the recipient’s school by either the Superintendent of Catholic Schools or the Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools.
A representative from Relevant Radio may also be present for the award presentation. Relevant Radio will broadcast the name of the recipients and may also interview recipients for inclusion in on-air broadcasts.