The following press release was sent to the Bloomingtonian:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce’s Foundation, The Success School, Seeks Nominations for the 2023 Educator of the Year Awards
Bloomington, Indiana – November 21, 2022 – The Chamber’s Success School seeks nominations for the 22nd Annual Educator of the Year Awards Ceremony to be held on March 2nd. Teachers, program directors, counselors, administrators, instructional staff, and special programs from either Monroe County Community School Corporation or Richland Bean-Blossom Community School Corporation district county are eligible for this recognition.
“The Chamber’s Success School is inspired by the dedication of our area’s educators and is delighted to recognize their service, commitment, and enthusiasm,” said Chamber’s Director of The Success School, Katie Sensabaugh. “MCCSC and RBBCSC schools are an integral part of our community—the teachers and programs offered contribute to the quality of life here in Monroe County daily. We are honored to present these awards to such deserving educators each year.”
Those wishing to nominate a deserving educator should contact the Chamber’s Success School at (812) 336-6381 or download a nomination application from the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce’s website at www.ChamberBloomington.org. Nominations are due by January 9th, 2023, to be eligible for consideration.
Award categories include Outstanding Educator Awards which recognize outstanding service and dedication to the field of education, fellow educators, and Monroe County youth; Leading Light Awards which recognize outstanding service and dedication with innovative or exemplary programs that enhance the education community; and the Lifetime Achievement Award which recognizes outstanding dedication and commitment to the field of education.
The Educator of the Year Awards program was established in 2001 to bring members of the business and education communities together while recognizing and celebrating outstanding contributions in the field of K-12 education. The highly coveted awards are given to individuals who have been nominated by school staff, parents, students, and the business community at the annual Educator of the Year Awards ceremony. A limited number of event sponsorships which include Title Sponsor ($3,750), Venue Sponsor ($2,500), Technology Sponsor ($1,500) and Partner Sponsor ($700), as well as individual tickets, are available and can be obtained by calling the Chamber at (812) 336-6381.
About the Chamber’s Success School: A program of the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, the Success School is a unique program designed to promote career awareness and help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in employment or in continuing education. The mission is to facilitate partnerships and programs between the education and business communities that increase student engagement and, therefore, student achievement by providing real-world connections linked with information about future careers.
About the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce: The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce has been serving the Bloomington and regional business community since 1915. Its mission is to serve members by advocating for business, promoting community and providing resources to help members reach their potential.
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