Caliber Awards Program

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  • 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 251,000 students and 110,000 adult learners. 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.

    To facilitate the new regional structure, regional administrators will oversee the nomination process for the respective region. The updated Caliber Awards Nomination Process Guidelines provides details to assist schools and departments. Additionally, the Timeline of Activities provides the relevant deadlines for the nomination process. 

    For more information regarding the Caliber Awards program, contact Dr. Carolyn Stewart, District Community Relations Coordinator, at 754-321-2300.

    The nomination process for the 2025 Caliber Awards program opens on Monday, August 5, 2024. All links for the respective categories will be available at that time.

    The Teacher of the Year (TOY) program honors outstanding classroom teachers who inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to excel. Through their contributions, we have made significant progress in student achievement. You are encouraged to join us in honoring these educators by participating in this prestigious recognition program. 

    • TOY General Information
    • TOY Application Instructions 
    • TOY Application Form 
    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. 

    • POY and APOY Nomination Form
    • POY and APOY General Information
    • POY Application Instructions
    • POY Application Form
    • APOY Application Instructions
    • APOY Application Form
    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.

    • SREOY General Information
    • SREOY Application Instructions
    • SREOY Application Form 

Mark Your Calendar

  • Please mark your calendar for the 2025 Caliber Awards ceremony, which is scheduled for Friday, February 7, at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center. 

  • Presenting Sponsor

    BrightStar Credit Union