How do I nominate a teacher?
Who is eligible for the Big Apple Awards?
  • All full-time New York City public school teachers are eligible to be nominated for the Big Apple Awards.
What is the benefit of nominating?
  • Teachers deserve to be recognized for the hard work they do every day.  Your nominations show your appreciation and puts your nominees in consideration for the Big Apple Awards.
  • Recipients spend the 2016-17 school year serving on Chancellor Carmen Fariña’s Teacher Advisory Group, while continuing to be key leaders in their classrooms and schools.  Recipients also receive a classroom grant for their school community.
Where can I learn more?
  • Additional information about the awards can be found on our webpage.