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Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation in partnership with Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) is accepting nominations for the 2023 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 16, 2022 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.

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


For additional criteria and to nominate your favorite teacher, visit fmfcufoundation.org/awards


Awardees will be honored at the annual FMFCU Foundation Celebration, Thursday, April 27, 2023 at Drexelbrook and recognized by the Delaware County Daily Times.