Nominate a Teacher

The nomination period for Teacher of the Month is closed. Please return on September 1, 2024, to submit nominations for the 2024-2025 school year.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for a Teacher of the Month Award, a teacher should demonstrate one of the following:
  • Excellence in the Classroom – Consistently advancing students to higher levels of academic achievement.
  • Motivation – Encouraging students to exceed their expectations both academically and socially.
  • Leadership – Serving as a leader in the classroom and throughout the school.
  • Community Service – Demonstrating civic responsibility by being active in community or other service organizations.
  • Creativity and Imagination – Demonstrating innovation in lesson plans and teaching methods.
  • Dedication – Showing excellent attendance, punctuality and a desire to see students succeed.
  • Communication – Articulate, clear, and effective instruction in the classroom and beyond.

What Do Winners Receive?

  • A $500 gift card.
  • A certificate of excellence.
  • Ohio Lottery Partners in Education prize pack.
  • Recognition on the Ohio Lottery’s website and social channels