COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 55

September 24, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

William C. Lowry Teacher of the Year Award

 

The Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM) recognizes classroom teachers for outstanding work and accomplishments in mathematics education with the William C. Lowry Teacher of the Year Award. Nominees may teach at the elementary, middle, secondary, or postsecondary level. All awards will be announced in the spring of 2003.

 

Nominees for the William C. Lowry Award must:

 

The nominee must be supported by a sponsor. Anyone who is a current member of VCTM, school principal or headmaster, school division superintendent, supervisor, director of instruction, college dean or department head, or president of any National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) affiliate may sponsor a candidate. The sponsor should complete the nomination form located at www.vctm.org and include it with a letter of support. Further instructions may be found on the website. The materials and evidence in support of the nominee should relate to the nominees accomplishments during the five years prior to the nomination.

 

For further information, contact Deborah Kiger Lyman mailto:dlyman@mail.vak12ed.edu), mathematics specialist, at

804) 786-6418.

 

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