TOY Application Materials & Forms Checklist

Teacher of the Year candidates must complete and submit the following essays and forms to the Communications Department, 9300 Imperial Highway, Downey, CA 90242-2890, Attention: Susan Bishop. The entire application is due on or before Monday, June 10, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Absolutely no late applications will be accepted! Refer to the Program Information & Application Instructions for complete details.

      2020 TOY Application (click here to download)
    Introductory Letter 
Professional Biography
Professional Resume 
1. Student Progress 
2. School Culture
3. School-Community Involvement
4. Philosophy of Teaching
5. Education Issues and Trends
6. National Teacher of the Year 

    Letters of Support
    Current School Schedule

     PERSONAL MINI-PROFILE— (up to 150 words)
     PORTRAIT PHOTO—(Must meet specifications)
• 5” x 7”original print – not a photocopy or digital printout
• Color glossy head shot of the teacher only. No group shots.
• Contain the teacher’s name, school and district on the back of the photo.