FBE Announces 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards

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Foundation for Belmont Education Partners
with Belmont Savings Bank Foundation for the

2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards

A Community Celebration to Honor our Belmont Educators

The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) is excited to announce the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards. This program, sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank Foundation, recognizes and celebrates the extraordinary contributions made by teachers in the Belmont Public Schools.

Belmont is fortunate to have a cadre of excellent teachers who bring enriching educational experiences to students.  Now the community has a chance to honor these talented and dedicated teachers who work hard every day to make a difference for our students and for the Belmont Public Schools.

Community members, colleagues, parents of students, and high school and middle school students can submit nominations for teachers who deserve this special recognition. Nominations can be made between February 27 and March 31. Teachers from Belmont’s six public schools are chosen for this award. The recipients are honored first at a surprise ceremony in his or her classroom and then at a district-wide award ceremony on May 2, 2017 at the Chenery Middle School.

Excerpts from 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award nominations:

“Her students are loved, they are cherished, they are safe, they are understood, and most importantly, they learn.”

 “She creates an engaging learning environment where the students work as a team and feel safe to share their writing, ideas, and opinions.”

“There aren’t outliers in his class; there are unique students, each of whom brings a relevant perspective.”

“When I walked away from her class, I had learned things that applied not just to an English class, but to every aspect of my life.”

Nominate an outstanding teacher today!

Online nomination form:


Nomination Period:  February 27 – March 31, 2017

2017 Recipients Announcement:  Week of April 24, 2017

Award Ceremony and Reception:  May 2, 2017, Chenery Middle School

Additional Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards information:


Karen Gray, FBE