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Teacher Awards & Professional Development

Excellence in Teaching Award

2022 AWARD WINNERS NICOLE VANDERPLOW, JENNIFER BERGSTROM & TAD VANDENBRINK

The purpose of this annual award is to recognize and encourage superior professional effort, to improve instruction and to cultivate the continuance of educational excellence in the East Grand Rapids Public Schools. The award is a monetary gift of $1,000.

Nominations for the award may be received from students, parents, community members and employees of the East Grand Rapids Public Schools. Any teacher with 3 years of experience in the district may be nominated for the award. The deadline for nomination submission is May 1.

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