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Forest Hills Accepts Nominations for Teacher Awards

Forest Hills teachers, students, parents and community members are encouraged to nominate a Forest Hills educator for the Hamilton County Education Foundation Celebrate Excellence award and the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year award. Both awards recognize and honor excellent educators within Forest Hills School District. 


The Celebrate Excellence award honors educators who hold a certified license including teachers, nurses, psychologists, counselors, speech therapists and administrators. The Teacher of the Year award specifically honors classroom teachers.


Nomination forms, which will be accepted through March 1, are attached and available at under Resource Center - Forms - General.  Nominations must be 500 words or less and include a nomination form to be eligible. Completed nomination forms should be sent to: Teacher Awards, attn: Susan Monk, 7946 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255.  Nominations can also be emailed to with “Teacher Awards” in the subject line.  All nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on March 1.

One individual will receive the Teacher of the Year award and will be honored by school, business and civic leaders throughout the city during a celebration dinner on April 9. One individual will receive the Celebrate Excellence award and will be honored in the same manner during a celebration breakfast on May 3.


Characteristics of an award recipient might include, but are not limited to, a high commitment toward student achievement, making a positive difference, continually improving personally and professionally, or leadership skills that are motivational and creative.

Nomination forms found here: