Educator of the Year Awards

2023-24 Educators of the Year

Congratulations to:

  • eDynamic Learning Courseware National Educator of the Year: Michele Martin, Bethel School District
  • Learning Blade National Educator of the Year: Elise Allred, Sycamore Community Schools
  • Knowledge Matters National Educator of the Year: Summer Highfill, Santiam Canyon School District


Learning Blade State Educators of the Year can be found here.

The eDynamic Learning Educator of the Year Award honors teachers using eDynamic Learning courseware, Knowledge Matters simulations, or Learning Blade missions to help guide students in their career discovery, keep them engaged, and prepare them for their future.

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Why Apply

As a teacher-founded company, we take great pride in helping schools engage students in the discovery of new and unique career fields through our digital curriculum. Our mission is clear –to enable schools to give students opportunities to tie their interests and skills to rewarding professions. Discovering one’s unique skills, talents, and interests is the path that enables students to find success in school, college and/or career.

We know that teachers, like you, make the biggest difference in the lives of their students every day, and this is our opportunity to recognize and celebrate your success.

How to Apply

Fill out the application form with your details or those of a fellow educator, which eDynamic Learning product(s) used in the classroom, along with a compelling reason why you deserve to be recognized. Share anecdotes, testimonials, or examples of your outstanding contributions to teaching and learning.

Applications are closed for the 2023-24 season. Information about the 2024-25 Educator of the Year Awards will be available early 2025.

Award Details
  • The national winner in each category (eDynamic Learning curriculum, Knowledge Matters simulations, and Learning Blade) will receive a prize of $1,000*
  • Any state winners will receive a prize of $500*
  • All winners will be highlighted in upcoming communications to celebrate their impact
  • Additionally, winners will have the opportunity to speak at upcoming webinars to share their stories


The winners will be announced May 2024.

*Cash prizes may be subject to taxation. Therefore, to receive your cash prize, you must provide us with a W-9 or the tax documentation your country requires.