Blue Ribbon Teacher Application

Blue Ribbon Teacher Application Now Open
Posted on 04/01/2021

Metro Schools, in collaboration with the Nashville Public Education Foundation and community partners, wants to honor teachers who are accomplishing outstanding things with our students. 

The Blue Ribbon Teacher Awards aim to recognize classroom teacher excellence throughout Metro Nashville Public Schools. This year, the Blue Ribbon Teacher program will identify up to 50 extraordinary teachers for their work in  equity, engagement, and leadership.

The application is now open and closes on June 11. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full-time MNPS or MNPS charter school teacher
  • Instructs students 50% or more of the time
  • In good professional standing/exceeds expectations, as confirmed by school leader
  • Not a previous Blue Ribbon Teacher Award recipient

Informational Webinars:

  • The MNPS Talent Management team will host webinars to provide support to Blue Ribbon Teacher applicants.
  • The webinars will cover all aspects of the application process (accessing the application, uploading a video), share what to include in the application, and offer a general Q&A session. 
  • April 14: 2:45, 3:45, and 4:45 (Teams meeting link for all three sessions.)
  • May 3: 2:45, 3:45, and 4:45 (Teams meeting link for all three sessions.

 More resources: Application guidance and application pathways information.

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