CELEBRATE

Nashville loves our teachers, and believes educators deserve to be recognized for the enormous impact they make on the future of our city as they shape the minds of our kids. Explore the many ways that Nashville is thanking teachers and stay tuned for more celebrations to come.

CELEBRATE

Nashville loves our teachers, and believes educators deserve to be recognized for the enormous impact they make on the future of our city as they shape the minds of our kids. Explore the many ways that Nashville is thanking teachers and stay tuned for more celebrations to come.
Show Your Love is a citywide initiative to thank and celebrate Nashville’s hardworking educators, which includes a year-round discount program with more than 200 participating business across the city. When you show your educator ID at any of the participating businesses, you can take advantage of more than 200 discounts across the city, ranging from 10% to 50% off services, plus free admission at several venues! Checkout our list of discounts and look for the Show Your Love for Teachers sticker in business windows around town.
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Awards & Achievements

Blue Ribbon Teacher Award

The Blue Ribbon Teacher Award is presented to 50 outstanding teachers each year in recognition of their hard work and dedication in the areas of student growth, instructional excellence and teacher leadership. These teachers are selected from hundreds of applications, and each winner receives a $1,000 prize!
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Music Teacher of Excellence Award Opportunities

The Country Music Association Foundation awards educators each year with the Music Teacher of Excellence Award. These music educators are awarded a total of $5,000, where $2,500 goes to the teacher and $2,500 goes to the school program. This prize is awarded based on their impact and performance in their schools, and is recognized by CMA Foundation and affiliated associations.
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Teacher of the Year

Every year, MNPS honors one special educator in every district-managed school with the Teacher of the Year award. All 140 teachers are chosen by their colleagues and principals and are recognized for setting an example of excellence in building relationships with students, leadership and overall academic performance of students. Of those teachers, the MNPS Teacher of the Year Selection Committee, which is composed of principals, curriculum supervisors and previous teachers of the year, select a single recipient for each tier for the district Teacher of the Year.
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Teacher Cabinet

The Teacher Cabinet, convened by the Office of the Mayor and the Nashville Public Education Foundation, is as group of MNPS teachers who come together to share their diverse teaching experiences and collaborate on solutions to the issues affecting them and their students most. Teachers are the experts, and this cabinet helps make sure those crucial voices are heard by the Mayor’s Office and other city leaders who are shaping education policy.
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Show Your Love is a citywide initiative to thank and celebrate Nashville’s hardworking educators, which includes a year-round discount program with more than 200 participating business across the city. When you show your educator ID at any of the participating businesses, you can take advantage of more than 200 discounts across the city, ranging from 10% to 50% off services, plus free admission at several venues! Checkout our list of discounts and look for the Show Your Love for Teachers sticker in business windows around town.
Learn more

Awards & Achievements

Blue Ribbon Teacher Award

The Blue Ribbon Teacher Award is presented to 50 outstanding teachers each year in recognition of their hard work and dedication in the areas of student growth, instructional excellence and teacher leadership. These teachers are selected from hundreds of applications, and each winner receives a $1,000 prize!
Learn more

Music Teacher of Excellence Award Opportunities

The Country Music Association Foundation awards educators each year with the Music Teacher of Excellence Award. These music educators are awarded a total of $5,000, where $2,500 goes to the teacher and $2,500 goes to the school program. This prize is awarded based on their impact and performance in their schools, and is recognized by CMA Foundation and affiliated associations.
Learn more

Teacher of the Year

Every year, MNPS honors one special educator in every district-managed school with the Teacher of the Year award. All 140 teachers are chosen by their colleagues and principals and are recognized for setting an example of excellence in building relationships with students, leadership and overall academic performance of students. Of those teachers, the MNPS Teacher of the Year Selection Committee, which is composed of principals, curriculum supervisors and previous teachers of the year, select a single recipient for each tier for the district Teacher of the Year.
Learn more

Teacher Cabinet

The Teacher Cabinet, convened by the Office of the Mayor and the Nashville Public Education Foundation, is as group of MNPS teachers who come together to share their diverse teaching experiences and collaborate on solutions to the issues affecting them and their students most. Teachers are the experts, and this cabinet helps make sure those crucial voices are heard by the Mayor’s Office and other city leaders who are shaping education policy.
Learn more

Nashville Shows Our Love for Teachers.

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Nashville Shows Our Love for Teachers.

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EDUCATOR Showcase

As a teacher, you leave a mark on the world day in and day out. Your story deserves to be heard and celebrated. Share your story or nominate an incredible educator you know who is changing the lives of students and making MNPS a stronger school system every day.

EDUCATOR Showcase

As a teacher, you leave a mark on the world day in and day out. Your story deserves to be heard and celebrated. Share your story or nominate an incredible educator you know who is changing the lives of students and making MNPS a stronger school system every day.

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