Criteria Rubric

*Teacher of the Year Rubric*

  • Must be an active member of NCMEA, currently teaching Elementary School Music.
  • Must have taught in North Carolina for at least 5 years
  • Must be nominated by a member of NCMEA and/or their administrators through a letter of recommendation citing the merits of the nominee.
  • Letter of recommendation may include personal experience, nominee’s professional memberships, educational background, past teaching experience, church job (if applicable), etc.
  • No more than 2 letters of recommendation.
  • An updated resume will be submitted by candidates after they have been notified of their nomination.