Please type your responses to each question below. Please also refrain from using the name of your school in your responses. (This helps the District Selection Committee as applications are redacted in the selection process.)

1. Briefly describe what you feel have been your most significant contributions to teaching and to education. What are the factors that influenced you to become an educator?

2. Describe your personal feelings and beliefs about teaching, including your own ideas of what makes you an outstanding teacher. Describe the rewards you find in teaching.

3. Describe your commitment to your community through service-oriented activities, such as volunteer work, civic and other group activities.

4. This section provides an opportunity for you to make comments that you feel would assist the district committee in considering your nomination.