Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation in partnership with Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) is accepting nominations for the 2022 Excellence in Teaching Awards. The honor is bestowed upon 20 outstanding and innovative educators, who have made a positive impact through their work and dedication. Recipients of this award receive $1,000 towards classroom expenses and a commemorative keepsake. The recipient’s school also receives a $1,000 grant. A total of $40,000 will be awarded to schools and educators!

Nominations are being accepted online at fmfcufoundation.org/awards through the December 17, 2021 deadline. Anyone can nominate a deserving teacher—fellow teachers, past and present students, school administrators, family members, and friends. Nominations should be based on teacher performance during the current school year or on cumulative efforts throughout his/her teaching career.

Teachers can be nominated by students, parents, co-workers or supervisors! Nominees must be certified active teachers in good standing that provide direct instruction to students in a classroom setting.

Nominees must teach in one of the following counties:

  • Chester
  • Delaware
  • Montgomery
  • New Castle
  • Philadelphia

Awardees will be honored at the annual FMFCU Foundation Annual Celebration, Thursday, March 31, 2021 at Drexelbrook Catering & Special Events Center and recognized by the Delaware County Daily Times.