To be eligible for nomination, teachers must be a current employee of a Bucks County school, be a PA certified teacher or a teacher who has obtained a private academic school certification in a Bucks County public school or non-public school, teaching grades K-12.
All nominated teachers must have direct contact with students in a classroom setting. This would include individuals in the following position(s): classroom teachers, subject teachers, certified teaching professionals or classroom instructors. Classroom instructors could include reading specialists, speech therapists, subject specialists, learning support teachers or librarians.
The teachers should show a superior commitment to teaching; have a great impact on students, the school and the community; and go above and beyond the normal duties of being a teacher.