Appreciate a Teacher?
Nominate a Teacher!

Help a deserving teacher win a Crystal Apple Award.

Help honor a teacher by telling their story.

Teachers go above and beyond for their students every day. Now, you can take just a few minutes to recognize and reward them by nominating a deserving teacher for a Crystal Apple Award – yourself or one you know! – by April 2nd.

After the nominations are in, we’ll identify 10 finalists. On April 25th, you can begin voting to help select our three Crystal Apple Award winners!

View Current Nominee List

All Three Winners Will Receive:

$500 School Specialty Merchandise Certificate for themselves

$250 School Specialty Merchandise Certificate for their school

Personalized trophy

In addition, the other 7 finalists will receive a $100 merchandise certificate for the nominated teacher & a $100 merchandise certificate for their school.

Just fill out the short form!

  • Upload an image of your nominee
  • Simply tell us your name, then your nominee’s name and their story
  • Be sure to highlight how the nominee embodies the key contest criteria: inspiration, leadership and passion
  • 10 finalists will be asked to provide a short video for voting

View Complete Contest Rules

See the 2023 nominees — so far!

Nominate a teacher you know to see them featured here.