Nominate a teacher for Symetra Heroes in the Classroom


Symetra Heroes in the Classroom

Do you know an APS teacher who deserves recognition for his or her hard work and dedication to making a difference in student’s lives? Well now is your chance to make that happen! SixteenGeorgiateachers will be selected as an Symetra Heroes in the Classroom presented by SunTrust Bank  for their outstanding leadership and instruction. Winners will receive a $1,000 donation to their school, two tickets to a 2011 Falcons home game, a VIP sideline experience at the Georgia Dome, as well as recognition at school and on the field during game day!

Who is eligible?

All K-12 teachers in Georgia.

Who can nominate? 

Current or former students of a nominated teacher, Parents of current or former students of a nominated teacher, Coworker of a nominated teacher, Current or former principal of a nominated teacher, School district staff.

What are the criteria for selecting Heroes?

Hero selection is based on a teacher’s ability to: balance the core curriculum with students’ individual needs; build trust among students, parents and the community; and invest in their students’ long-term success.

When does it start?

Nominations are being accepted now! The first Falcons home game is Sept. 18 against the Philadelphia Eagles. The sooner the nominations are submitted, the more opportunity your favorite teacher has to be a winner! For more information and to nominate a teacher today, visit

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