Teacher of the Year Nomination Form
Do You Know A Great Teacher?
Help us find our 2015 Professional Creative Arts Teacher of the Year
For the 29th year, Create Inc. (formerly The Professinal Quilter) will honor an outstanding creative arts teacher with its Teacher of the Year award. The winner will be chosen by her or his peers on the basis of written answers to a questionnaire. The winner will be judged on the following criteria:
- Commitment to development of fine workmanship and personal expression of students;
- Involvement in and contributions to the field of quiltmaking and creative arts; and
- Professionalism, including personal code of ethics and serving as a role model.
Previous winners chosen from hundreds of nominees worldwide are:
Margie Engle (2009)
Hari Walner (2006) Read about this year's winner and nominees here
Ami Simms (2005)
Mary Stori (2004)
Linda S. Schmidt (2003)
Schley Sisson Brandt (2002)
Paula Golden (2001)
Julie Hocker (2000)
Ellen Scrimger Gordon (1999)
Jan P. Krentz (1998)
Karen Kay Buckley (1997)
Katharine Stubbs Ward (1996)
Nan Tournier (1995)
Richard Zimmerman (1992)
Frances Fostrom (1991)
Charlotte Flesher (1990)
Darra Duffy Williamson (1989)
Cheri Tamm Raymond (1988)
Mary Galloway (1987)
Judy Anne Walter (1986)
Sharyn Squier Craig (1985)
Help us find that terrific teacher deserving of recognition. Who is the best QUILT OR CREATIVE ARTS TEACHER you've ever had? Is it the teacher from the local shop who is always there when you need help? Is it someone you heard at a national conference who inspired you to new heights? Is it a very thorough workshop leader your quilt group brought in to expand your horizons?
Create Inc. magazine would like to consider that teacher for its annual Teacher of the Year award. All you have to do is nominate that person. We send them a letter requesting more information.
To nominate your favorite teacher, please fill out the form below (use as much space as needed) and include the teacher's email in the comment section; add your name and address at the end and hit submit or send your nomination via e-mail to TeacheroftheYear@professionalquilter.com.
The deadline for nominations for Teacher of the Year is April 8, and the winner will be named in the Spring 2015 issue of Create Inc. Previous nominees are ineligible for two years.