Chapter Teacher of the Year

Chapter Teacher of the Year Application Form

Chapter Teacher of the Year Application Form 


The purpose of the program is to recognize classroom teachers at the chapter level for their accomplishments and achievements in exciting K-12 students about science and math (STEM) and preparing them to use and contribute to tomorrow’s technologies. This is a unique opportunity for chapters to reward special teachers who are furthering excellence and making coming to class an adventure

Guidelines and Criteria

  • Chapter Teacher of the Year Application Form
  • One page narrative of the teacher’s accomplishment and achievements in support of STEM and the impact of these activities on the students.

  • A letter of recommendation/support from a school official (principal or higher).

  • Optional three pages of newspaper articles, other documents, and/or photos that include the teacher with students completing STEM activities (ensure students in photos have media release permission for use).

  • Chapters may select one TOY from any grade level or may select two TOYs: one from grades K-8 and one from grades 9-12 for submission to HQ AFA to receive award components each year.

  • Chapters located in states without a state organization may select either a Chapter or State Teacher of the Year but not both.

  • AFA elected chapter officers and their immediate family members (spouse/children) are not eligible
  • The programs runs from May 1 – April 30.

Award Recipient

  • Check for $250.00

  • Certificate of Excellence

  • AFA Padfolio
  • Chapter Teacher of the Year Pin

  • A complimentary Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Membership sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol.

  • Chapters are encouraged to consider supplementing the award at the chapter level.

Click here to view the Winners of our Chapter Teacher of the Year Award.

Page last updated on: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:33:25 PM