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The Canyons Board of Education is now taking nominations for the district’s 2019 Teacher of the Year.

SANDY — The Canyons Board of Education is now taking nominations for the district’s 2019 Teacher of the Year.

The district recognizes a teacher of the year from every Canyons school for outstanding instructional practices, positive engagement with parents and professional approach to their craft.

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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 Tuesday, April 23, at the Canyons Administration Building, 9361 S. 300 East.

The board and administration will also announce one top teacher from the elementary, middle and high school levels. Every school-based teacher of the year will receive gifts and prizes donated by the district’s business partners.

To nominate teachers, log on to the district’s website at canyonsdistrict.org. Nominations are due Friday, Feb. 1.