ATDLE recognizes that there are many outstanding TWBI/DL classroom teachers in the United States. This award is in recognition of those educators who have made significant contributions to their communities in teaching and promoting bilingualism/bi-literacy for all children. A TWBI/DL teacher will be honored for his/her excellence, dedication, and advocacy for Two-Way/ Dual Language programs at the 26th Annual National Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Conference, February 1 -3, 2018.
Please check the ATDLE website for the definition of a Two-Way program teacher to help you focus your application! If not you, please encourage others to apply for this prestigious award…”there is no greater honor than one that is bestowed by a jury of your own peers” Paul Simon. Please Note: Deadline for completed applications, letters of recommendations, and portfolio is due by November 1, 2017.
Each TWBI/DL school district is invited to submit one nominee for the Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Conference Teacher of the Year Award. A committee of Two-Way/DL educators will select the honoree from the submitted applications.
Each nominee must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for this award:
Two complete copies of a portfolio (maximum of 10 pages only will be accepted) and a black and white photo must be submitted. We will ask for a short 2 minute video with your acceptance speech if you are selected. Please be advised that items will not be returned.
Completed portfolios must be sent by the November 1, 2017 deadline no later than 5:00 pm to the ATDLE Office Attention: Rosa G. Molina, 1922 The Alameda, Suite 320, San Jose, CA 95126