Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s TYLENOL National Child Care Teacher Awards

Deadline: December 6th, 2013
This award acknowledges the critical role of child care teachers in providing quality early care and education. Fifty teachers are selected for their commitment and dedication to the children they serve. Of the top ten recipients, one is selected to receive the Helene Marks Award and is named the National Child Care Teacher of the Year. As a part of the application process, each applicant is asked to design a classroom enhancement project for the children they teach illustrating the educational, social, and emotional benefits of the project. A committee of early childhood educators and specialists review the applications. An award ceremony takes place each spring in Pennsylvania – hotel and transportation are provided for the recipients. The event celebrates the best and the most dedicated child care teachers.
Funder: The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation and Tylenol
Eligibility: Child care teachers from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and on U.S. Military bases and installations around the world are invited to apply.
Amount: $500 – $1,000 for the teacher’s personal use and $500 to implement the project.