• Those Who Excel / Teacher of the Year Program

    The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) annually recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to public and nonpublic elementary and secondary education through its Those Who Excel program/Teacher of the Year Program.

    ISBE has divided the recognition program into two distinct nominating/recognition platforms: 

    Those Who Excel (which will recognize five (5) categories): 
    Community Volunteer
    Student Support Personnel
    Educational Service Personnel; and 

    Teacher of the Year (which will recognize teachers):
    Teachers (5+ years experience)
    Outstanding Early Educators (Teachers with 1-4 years experience)

    Click here for more information regarding ISBE's Those Who Excel program

     Employees:  Please go to the Intranet to nominate individuals 


    Updated April 2020