Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC) is accepting nominations for the 22nd Annual Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards, presented by Cox Communications and SRP.
After a statewide search, four winning teachers will be selected and honored at a special awards virtual ceremony at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. CPLC will present a $5,000 cash award to each honoree.
Since 1988, CPLC has recognized hundreds of outstanding teachers.
Nominees for this year’s awards must meet the following criteria: Inspire students of all backgrounds to learn; play an active role in their school and community; possess a valid Arizona Teaching Certificate; and teach at a state-approved or accredited school in Arizona.
Nominations must be received before 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28.
Forms may be downloaded at cplc.org and submitted (along with a letter of recommendation from the school’s principal) to Cathy.keppel@CPLC.org or: Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc., Attn: Cathy Keppel, 1112 E. Buckeye Road, Phoenix, AZ 85034; or fax to 602-256-2740.