Teacher of the Year

The Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers’ 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year is Paul Kirschling who teaches French at East High School in Denver Public School.


Who will be our next language Teacher of the Year?

The deadline for applications for the 2018-2019 Colorado Teacher of the Year is May 1, 2018.

  • Colorado TOY Application (Word) (PDF)
  • TOY Evaluation Rubric (Word) (PDF)

Do you know a teacher who…

  • is an excellent teacher of world language
  • is a leader in the teaching profession
  • advocates for world languages
  • is involved in the advancement of language learning
  • shares best practices with others?

If these qualities represent you or a colleague, please apply for or nominate someone for the Teacher of the Year!

What’s the purpose of this award?
The purpose of this award is to elevate those that dedicate so much to World Language advocacy and instruction, and provide a greater public profile to our profession. It also recognizes best practices and excellence in the teaching and learning of world languages.

Who can nominate?
Anyone! District supervisors, department chairs, colleagues, principals, parents. Can you self-nominate? Absolutely!

Please send all applications to grants_awards@ccflt.org.

2017-2018 Colorado TOY Winner to be announced at the 2017 Fall Conference.

Visit our Past Award Winners page for a complete list of Colorado TOY recipients!