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Charlottesville, VA Business News

Nominations Open: Better Living’s Golden Apple Award

Posted by lbanner on February 14, 2008

Better Living Building Supply & Better Living Furniture is sponsoring the 8th Annual Golden Apple Awards for outstanding teachers from area school systems. These awards are presented to faculty members from the public and private schools in Albemarle County and Charlottesville City, including CATEC. Eligible private schools are those that are members of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS).

One candidate is selected to represent their school and receives a Golden Apple, as well as gift certificates from local businesses. As a “Golden Apple” teacher, each candidate is then eligible to receive a Golden Apple Grant ($1000). Grants are awarded to eight (8) candidates: 3 elementary, 2 middle, and 2 high school candidates of the public schools in Albemarle County and Charlottesville City and CATEC, and to 1 candidate from the schools that are members of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS). The grant award may be used to support the candidate’s continued professional development.

The Golden Apple Awards will be announced on May 22, 2008. Nomination forms are available form the local schools or online at www.betterlivingvirginia.com or www.k12albemarle.org. Deadline for Nominations: March 3, 2008 – return forms to the local school.

Questions? Contact Regina Kirk, Albemarle County Schools, 296-5820, or at rkirk@k12albemarle.org

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One Response to “Nominations Open: Better Living’s Golden Apple Award”

  1. MAURICE LIPPER said

    These awards to our much underpaid and appreciated teachers are wonderful token of appreciation.However,why are they limited only to Charlottesville and Albemarle?There are many teachers living in this area who do a magnificent job of teaching in other areas of Metropolitan Charlottesville such as the fast developing Greene County.These teachers are virtually unrewarded for their efforts.Can something of a similar nature not be done for them.
    Sincerely,
    Maurice

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