The “Celebrate Teachers!” initiative “will recognize and showcase the dedication of our best educators and strengthens our shared commitment to our local schools,” said Deb Anderson, Executive Director of the Edmonds Public Schools Foundation. The winning teacher will receive a $500 mall gift card for National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 7 and will be recognized at the Foundation’s annual Classroom Grant Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 23.
Teachers can be nominated on the mall’s Facebook page from March 21 to April 3 and votes can be cast on the same Facebook page from April 16-28. The teacher with the most votes will receive a $500 mall gift card on National Teacher Day. See www.alderwoodmall.com for official rules.
Anyone 13 and older can nominate their favorite teacher who meets the following criteria:
-Full-time, state-licensed teacher
-Works in an Edmonds School District Pre-K to 12 school
-A teacher may self-nominate
-A parent can nominate a teacher for their students under 13