Nominees sought for 2019 Folger teaching award

Local educators are looking for your nominations for this year’s Edna V. Folger Outstanding Teacher Award.

Any full-time elementary or secondary school teacher or educator working in a public, private, or parochial school in Bartholomew County is eligible to receive the award. Nominations should include biographical information, reasons for nomination, letters of recommendation, and support materials. Anyone can nominate an educator to receive this award.

This annual award was created to raise awareness about the influence educators have on their students and to recognize the image of educators as important community role models. The award is presented at the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.

The nomination deadline is 4 on the afternoon of Friday, January 18th.

You can pick up nomination materials at the IUPUC Center for Teaching and Learning, the Bartholomew Consolidated Schools Administrative Offices, and in the main office of schools throughout Bartholomew County. Nomination forms may also be downloaded at