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State Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors
Superintendent of the Year Program
The Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award program honors outstanding administrators' achievement and excellence in public school administration. These school leaders exhibit exemplary and visionary leadership toward improving student performance. They are chosen for their strong leadership skills, dedication to improving the quality of education in their districts, and commitment to public support and involvement in education.
Application Deadline to Region One ESC: By 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017
Texas Teacher of the Year Program 
The Texas Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program honors excellence in classroom education and provides a forum to showcase many outstanding educators whose efforts and example have inspired their students, their colleagues, and the communities they serve.
Application Deadline to Region One ESC: By 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 
* Please read guidelines and application carefully, new changes implemented this year! 
School Board of the Year Program
School Board Awards Program in 1971 to recognize school boards whose dedication and ethical service have made a positive impact on the schoolchildren of Texas. It is an excellent way for districts to recognize their hard-working, dedicated board members. 
Application Deadline to Region One ESC: By 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017