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LEF taking applications for 22nd Annual Teacher Awards

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Sep 03, 2019

LAFAYETTE, La. - Lafayette Education Foundation (LEF) is taking applications for the 22nd Annual Teacher Awards.

Nominations can be submitted by the general public, fellow educators, parents and current or former students for active educators, regardless of how many years have passed since the person was impacted by the educator. Nominees must be active PreK4 - 12th-grade educators in Lafayette Parish public, charter, private or parochial schools.

Teachers will be honored in an Academy Awards-style ceremony held at the Heymann Performing Arts Center, complete with red carpet interviews and live entertainment, on January 29, 2020.

Online and downloadable nomination forms are available at Completed nomination forms must be accompanied by a written explanation of why this teacher is being nominated.

Finalists are selected based on the written explanation, not the number of nominations received.

Deadline for nominations is October 31, 2019.