Nominations are being accepted for the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards and the Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards which are sponsored by The Washington Post. You can nominate a Frederick County Public School teacher or a principal. All of the information is available on line (www.fcps.org/awards).
Nominations must be in to the FCPS headquarters 191 South East street by Friday, January 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM.
The Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award recognizes teachers who exemplify excellence in their profession. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony hosted by The Post on May 13th, 2014. Those individuals will also receive $3,000.
The 2012-13 winner was Linganore High physical education teacher Barbara Ferguson.
The Distinguished Educational Leadership Award, which recognizes principals that go beyond the day-to-day demands in their schools, will be announced at a reception on May 6th, 2014.
Last year's winner in Frederick County was Stephen Raff, who was principal at Centerville Elementary School at the time. He's currently the principal at Tuscarora Elementary.