Kearney School District Excellence in Education Awards


We encourage all Kearney School District employees, parents/guardians, students and community members to nominate our educators for their school's 2024 Teacher of the Year and Support Staff of the Year Awards! These extraordinary individuals exemplify the world-class teaching and support services that happen every class day in our schools.

These educators should embody the values of Kearney School District:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Future Readiness
  • Student Focus
  • Resilience

Your submission will be forwarded to the nominee's school Principal. One certified teacher and support staff member will be selected from each school. These honorees will be announced on Friday, Feb. 16. They will be recognized at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce's 2024 Excellence in Education Awards Banquet on May 1. They will also be nominated for our district Teacher of the Year and Support Staff of the Year Awards.

The nomination deadline has been extended through Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. Click the buttons below to submit a nomination. Thank you for taking the time to help celebrate our talented team!