Nominate an 'A+ Teacher!' 2022

HYDE PARK, NY – In recognition of ‘Teacher Appreciation Week,’ Senator Sue Serino is looking to celebrate exceptional teachers who go above and beyond both inside and outside the classroom. Local students are encouraged to nominate a teacher who they feel has made a difference in their life and has created a positive learning environment. 

“Through challenging times, our teachers have found innovative and creative ways to keep our students engaged and interested in learning,” said Senator Sue Serino. “We’re so grateful for the work they do each and every day, and we want to recognize them for their dedication and contributions to our community. Teachers play a major role in the daily lives of our students, and even in the midst of a pandemic, they continue to ensure that our children get the education they deserve. I invite local students to share how their teachers are exemplifying what it means to be an ‘A+ Teacher,’ and I look forward to learning more about the incredible work being done in our community!”

As part of the 41st State Senate District, the following school districts are eligible to submit nominations: 

·         Arlington

·         Beacon

·         Carmel

·         Dover

·         Garrison

·         Haldane

·         Hyde Park

·         Millbrook

·         North East

·         Pine Plains

·         Poughkeepsie

·         Putnam Valley

·         Red Hook

·         Rhinebeck

·         Spackenkill

·         Wappingers 

Senator Serino first launched the ‘A+ Teachers’ Award in May of 2021 to recognize and thank local educators for their extraordinary efforts throughout the pandemic. In 2021, Serino honored 47 individuals from across the 41st Senate District. To learn more about previous awardees, click here.

Completed nomination forms are due back by Friday, May 13, 2022, and are available on Senator Serino’s website at or by clicking here. For more information, please call 845-229-0106 or email

Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated from Monday, May 2nd to Friday, May 6th.


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