NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Nominations for Teaching Chairs will be accepted until January 31, 2023. Anyone can nominate
a teacher – a peer, a student, a parent, a community member. Teachers may also nominate themselves.
In 2023, six of the 15 Endowed Teaching Chairs are open for nominations. The first five chairs described below recognize a certified classroom teacher who has taught in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School (CHCCS) District for at least three years. The final chair recognizes a teacher new to the profession who shows promise and who has taught for fewer than three years. Check the descriptions below to see if a teacher you would like to nominate is eligible for a Chair in the 2023 cycle.
Elementary School Chairs
Upper Elementary Chair for Excellence in Teaching Innovation (grades 3-5)
The second elementary teaching chair was established as an endowment to honor outstanding, innovative teachers of grades 3-5 districtwide. The award is presented on a two-year cycle and recognizes a certified classroom teacher who has taught in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School (CHCCS) District for at least three years.