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Nominate a Teacher for the 22nd Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award

Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 8:45 am

All Grade School principals are invited to nominate a 4th or 5th grade teacher who has done an exemplary job of teaching Montana history during the current school year (2010-2011) for the 22nd Annual Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award honoring the Montana History Teacher of the Year.


To nominate a 4th or 5th grade Montana history teacher, email Norma Ashby at ashby7@q.com. Please include the following information:


* Nominee’s name

* Grade level

* School name

* School address

* School phone number

* Principal’s name

* Principal’s email


Nominations are due by March 25, 2011.  Nominees have until May 13, 2011 to submit their entries. They will receive instructions about materials to be submitted. 


On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, the winning teacher and his or her class will be honored at a ceremony in the State Capitol and the winner will receive a plaque and $1,250 toward library and classroom materials. 


This program is sponsored by Montana News Stations and the Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers in cooperation with the Office of Public Instruction.


The award is given on odd numbered years to a 4th-5th grade Montana History teacher and on even numbered years to a 7th-8th grade Montana History teacher.  Thank you for your cooperation in making this program a success.

For more information, contact Norma Ashby, 444-5643