Monday, May 16, 2011

Last Call Deadline Extension: Delaware Teacher of the Year!

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CEO Jason Scott awards Mrs. Kristin Zerbe the Prestwick House 2010 English Teacher of the Year Award at the Delaware Shakespeare Festival.

At Prestwick House, we know firsthand that Delaware has some of the most innovative, exciting, and caring teachers in the country. This year,we would like to recognize the efforts of Delaware’s finest teachers with the second annual Prestwick House Delaware English Teacher of the Year Award — but to accomplish this task, we need your help.

Each English Department chair within the state of Delaware is invited to nominate one 6th - 12th grade English teacher from their faculty who consistently goes above and beyond in his or her dedication to helping students. Nominations will be accepted until May 25th, 2011, and can be e-mailed to

With your submission, please include a letter of recommendation explaining how the nominated teacher has demonstrated both innovation and effectiveness in the classroom. Keep in mind that candidates should be individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership, a thorough knowledge of their subject matter, and an understanding of the individual needs of their students.

The winning teacher will receive a new Apple iPad fully loaded with Prestwick House digital teaching materials, in addition to a plaque commemorating the achievement and recognition at a performance of The Winter’s Tale by the Delaware Shakespeare Festival.

Finalists will be announced in early June with the winner announced later in the summer at a Delaware Shakespeare Festival performance. All finalists will be featured on the Prestwick House website, blog, and in the Footnotes monthly email newsletter.

For more information on the Prestwick House Delaware English Teacher of the Year Award, please feel free to contact Prestwick House General Manager, Keith Bergstrom by phone at (800)-932-4593 x131 or e-mail

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