TYC Cover Teacher Nominations

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Teaching Young Children features an outstanding preschool teacher in each issue of the magazine. Teachers who are selected appear on the cover of the magazine and are profiled through a corresponding feature.

If you know of an exemplary preschool teacher who deserves to be honored in this way, please complete the Nomination Form below. Nominations are accepted year-round.

Please note the following guidelines.

  • Obtain permission and/or notify the nominee before completing this application.
  • Please complete all fields. We do not consider incomplete applications.
  • TYC accepts nominations year-round.
  • The nominee must teach preschoolers, defined as children 3-5 years old. [Infant, toddler, kindergarten, and elementary teachers can not be considered.] If the nominee teaches in a multi-age classroom or is a family child care provider, they must have 2 or more preschoolers in their care.
  • Teachers who are selected to appear on the cover must agree to the TYC Cover Teacher Conditions.
  • TYC staff member will contact you if we need additional information about the nominee or if the teacher is selected to appear on the cover of TYC.
Is the nominee a member of NAEYC?