Nominations Being Accepted for Most Valuable Teacher Program

BlueClaws, NJEA to honor Most Valuable Teachers at game on May 23rd

By Lakewood BlueClaws | March 7, 2017 10:24 AM ET

The BlueClaws honor Most Improved Students every year, but this year, the BlueClaws and the NJEA are partnering to honor Most Valuable Teachers at the game on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Teachers can be nominated by students, parents of students, fellow teachers, principals, or other administrators.

How to Nominate: Click here to fill out a nomination form. Plus, the BlueClaws encourage nominators to email videos to Video submissions, where the student talks about why their teacher is a Most Valuable Teacher, could be used on the BlueClaws video board the day of the ceremony.

"Teachers are the bedrock of our education system and we want to recognize their achievements this spring," said BlueClaws General Manager Chris Tafrow. "This event, honoring the top teachers at the Jersey Shore, is extra special since we are taking the nominations and videos from the students and parents themselves."

Upon nomination, teachers will be contacted through their schools. Each teacher will receive a complimentary ticket to the BlueClaws game on May 23rd and will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony.

The BlueClaws are the Jersey Shore's top stop for affordable family entertainment. They have led the South Atlantic League and New Jersey in attendance in all 16 years of existence. 

Ticket packages and group outings are currently on sale for the 2017 season by calling 732-900-7000 option 3. 

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This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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