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FILE - The Canyons Board of Education and administration will take nominations for the 2018 Canyons District Teacher of the Year through Friday, Feb. 2.

DRAPER — The Canyons Board of Education and administration will take nominations for the 2018 Canyons District Teacher of the Year through Friday, Feb. 2.

Per tradition, the district recognizes a teacher of the year from every Canyons school for outstanding teaching practices, professionalism and community involvement.

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From that field, one overall teacher of the year is selected to represent the district in the state top-teacher competition and receives the 2018 Apex Award, which will be presented at a community celebration on April 24.

Every school-based teacher of the year receives gifts and prizes donated by the district’s business partners.

This year, the board and administration will also announce one top teacher from the elementary, middle and high school levels.

To nominate teachers, log on to the district’s website at canyonsdistrict.org.