Nominate a Preschool Teacher of the Year in LA County by December 15!

Los Angeles Universal Preschool to host 6th annual awards ceremony. Five winners to each take home a $2,000 cash award.

Los Angeles -- Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is accepting nominations to recognize the contributions of five outstanding preschool teachers in Los Angeles County. The nomination deadline is open until December 15, 2012.  

One teacher from each of the five Los Angeles County supervisorial districts will be honored for going above and beyond the call of duty to set the learning foundation and better prepare students for elementary school and beyond. The five winners will be notified in February 2013 and recognized during an awards dinner to be held in April. 

The Preschool Teacher of the Year Awards is open to all preschool teachers in Los Angeles County, including those who work in non-LAUP affiliated preschools. Candidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by anyone associated with the preschool including parents, administrators and co-workers. The 2013 winners will each receive a $2,000 cash award.  The ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Globe Theatre in Universal Studios Hollywood.  To nominate a preschool teacher, please visit .

To download a Preschool Teacher of the Year Awards nomination form, visit:


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Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is a non-profit network of more than 325 preschool sites, established to fund a free or low-cost, high-quality preschool education to the children of Los Angeles County. LAUP has raised the level of quality preschool programs throughout the county by advancing teacher training, enriching curricula and providing a safe and nurturing environment for more than 60,000 preschoolers since 2005. LAUP is funded in part by First 5 LA.