Know a great business educator? Nominate them for Business Educator Award


CORVALLIS, Ore. – Nominations are sought for the 2010 Outstanding High School Business Educator Awards. The awards will recognize five educators who improve student achievement, use innovative and exemplary instructional strategies, and enhance student learning of business concepts.

The nominee must be a high school business educator (teacher, adviser, or administrator) in Oregon or Clark County, Wash., with at least two years of experience as an educator. The winning five nominees will each receive a $500 cash prize and recognition at the Oregon State University College of Business’ 2010 Alumni and Business Partner Awards dinner on May 6 at the Governor Hotel in Portland.

Nominations can be submitted online at http://portlandtribune.com/forms/educator_award.php or by mail to Sue Curran, The Portland Tribune, 6605 S.E. Lake Road, Portland, OR 97222. Nominations must be received by April 9.

The High School Business Education Awards were established in 2008 to acknowledge the importance of business education at the high school level. The awards ceremony takes place in conjunction with the Alumni and Business Partner Awards, an annual event that honors prominent OSU College of Business alumni and friends.

The 2010 Outstanding High School Business Educator Awards are sponsored by OSU’s College of Business and The Portland Tribune and Community Newspapers.