Online learning community Brainly has announced this year’s edition of the award to recognize and honor the teachers, instructors, administrators, coaches, tutors, mentors, and other educators who have gone above and beyond to help students during this challenging past year.
Now through May 7th, students can nominate (and vote for) their favorite educators by submitting a 3-minute video and/or 5-sentence essay describing how the educator was exceptional in helping them learn this year.
The contest is open to current U.S. middle-school and high-school students (ages 13 and up), and nominations can be made in one of five categories this year: STEM teachers, Humanities teachers, Physical and mental health educators, Social justice educators and Educators outside the classroom.
The five educators with the most votes in each category will receive a $500 donation through their partners at DonorsChoose, as well as $250 to spend on classroom supplies and a featured post on the Brainly Insights Blog — not to mention major bragging rights. In addition, the “physical and mental health” educator can win a VAR Toolkit from partners at Active Minds.
The five students who submit the winning entries will each receive a Samsung Galaxy A Tablet and a free one-year Brainly Plus subscription.
Click here for more information about Brainly Educator of the Year 2021 and details on how to nominate and vote for your favorite educator.