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Excellence in Teaching Award

Awards to Pennsylvania and Delaware K-12 Educators to Recognize
Outstanding Classroom Teaching in Eligible Counties

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Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU) Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/20/19 11:59 EST


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Awards of $2,000 to Pennsylvania and Delaware certified K-12 educators to recognize exceptional contributions to classroom teaching in eligible counties. Nominees must teach in New Castle County, Delaware; or Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, or Chester Counties in Pennsylvania.

The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes 20 outstanding and dedicated local area teachers. Award recipients will receive $1,000 for their schools and a commemorative keepsake, and $1,000 towards classroom expenses.

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GrantWatch ID#: 177100

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Recipients of this award receive $1,000 towards classroom expenses and a commemorative keepsake. The recipient’s school also receives a $1,000 award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nomination eligibility:
- Teachers can be nominated by students, parents, co-workers or supervisors!
- Nominees must be Pennsylvania or Delaware-certified active teachers in good standing that provide direct instruction to students in a classroom setting.
- Nominees must teach in one of the following counties: Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, New Castle,or Philadelphia

For more information about eligible nominees, see:

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted through December 20, 2019.

Teachers can be nominated by students, parents, co-workers or supervisors.

Recipients must be able to attend the 2020 Partners in Education Celebration on April 23, 2020, at the Drexelbrook Corporate Events Center in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, to personally accept the award.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominations are only accepted online through the official online submission form:

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation
5 Hillman Drive, Suite 200
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Phone: 484.259.1000

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Delaware: New Castle County;   Pennsylvania: Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties