Send in your nominations for Teacher of the Year!

Has your child had a truly fantastic teacher this year or in the recent past? Step up your planned Teacher Appreciation Week” gift or activities a notch by nominating him or her for our annual Teacher of the Year honor. Well run the winning essay, along with a picture of the teacher, in our May/June issue.

Here are the details:

- Nominations should be in essay form, no longer than 1,000 words.

- Your nominated teacher must be a full-time teacher (not a substitute or classroom aide), preschool through 12th grade, at a public, private or parochial school in any of the following parishes: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard and St. Charles. 

- The nominated teacher must be in good standing and have been a teacher for at least five years.

Please include the following information along with your essay:

- Your name, email address and phone number

- The teachers full name, grade and/or subject(s) taught, school name, school address and phone number

- Email to: [email protected]

- Or mail to Editor, nola family, 8131 Oak Street, Ste. 100, New Orleans, LA 70118

- Entries must be received by April 10, 2017