Nominations for the Teacher of the Month program are due by Monday, Nov. 8.
The program, sponsored by EFCO, a Pella Corporation in partnership with The Monett Times. was created to recognize outstanding local teachers and reward them. The October Teacher of the Month will be announced in Friday's issue.
Each month, the winning teacher receives a recognition plaque and a check from EFCO in the amount of $250 to be used for classroom supplies. The teacher will also featured in the newspaper, and the winning nomination letter will be published.
Any public or private school teacher in Monett, Purdy, Verona, Pierce City or Freistatt is eligible for the award. Nominations can be made by students, parents or fellow educators.
Nomination letters should be submitted to school offices, and a representative from the newspaper will gather the letters from each participating school.
For more information about the Teacher of the Month program, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call The Monett Times office at 235-3135. Letters of recommendation can also be e-mailed to email@example.com.