• Caliber Awards

    Recognizing and Celebrating Broward County Public Schools Outstanding Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and School-Related Employees.

2020/21 PROGRAM

  • As the first fully accredited School District in Florida, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) continues to be a leader in delivering excellence in education to every student, every school, every day. With more than 30,000 employees, BCPS is proud of those individuals who have dedicated themselves to ensuring the future success of our more than 271,000 students. The Caliber Awards program provides the opportunity for the District to recognize employees who have excelled as teachers, principals, assistant principals and school-related employees.

    This year, in collaboration with the Office of School Performance and Accountability, a new nomination process was launched. Click here to download the new nomination process guidelines.  

    Below are the details for the application process.


  • The Teacher of the Year (TOY) award recognizes outstanding classroom teachers, who inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to excel. The award honors individuals who continuously foster excellence in student education, and have made significant progress in closing the achievement gap.


  • The Principal of the Year (POY) and Assistant Principal of the Year (APOY) Awards recognize outstanding school administrators for their exemplary contributions to students, schools and communities. Through their innovative leadership and dedication to academic excellence, they have increased student and school performance and have established safe learning environments for our children. These individuals have utilized teamwork and leadership skills to increase student performance, and promote safe learning environments, often through establishing partnerships with parents and community members.  

    (Nominations open on Wednesday, September 2, 2020)


  • The School-Related Employee of the Year (SREOY) Award recognizes outstanding non-instructional support personnel for the significant contributions to our schools, District and communities. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional skill and dedication in the performance of their jobs, thereby earning the respect and admiration of students, teachers, administrators, co-workers and parents.

    Please note, the date and time for the Caliber Awards ceremony will be announced at a later date.

    For more information, contact Dr. Carolyn Stewart, District Community Relations Coordinator, Office of Communications, at 754-321-2300.