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Awards & Recognition

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Education Awards


OSPI strives to recognize great work achieved by educators and schools. OSPI collaborates with state, federal, and non-profit partners to run several statewide award programs that emphasize the importance of public education, elevate the voices of educators, and center student experience and achievement in our recognition systems.

Educator Awards

OSPI recognizes educators through a number of state award programs. These awards include Teacher of the Year, Classified School Employee of the Year, History Teacher of the Year, and Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

From Seed to Apple

From Seed to Apple is an annual collection of stories from Washington's classrooms. The stories are authored by award-winning educators and student leaders. This project is administered by OSPI.

School Awards

OSPI recognizes schools through a number of state and federal programs.