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2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Nominate a deserving teacher today! Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching Awards through December 8, 2019. Ten educators will each receive a $1,500 cash award courtesy of doTERRA and be honored at the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet in May. See requirements below. To nominate a teacher:

About the Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented each year to 10 Utah public school teachers whose efforts in the classroom have significantly impacted the life of an individual child or group of children. The UEA has presented these awards since 2000.


Nominations are accepted for any licensed educator currently employed in a Utah public school. A selection committee including past award winners will review nominations following the nomination deadline.


Nomination deadline for the 2020 UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching Awards is December 8, 2019. Winners will be carefully chosen by a selection committee that includes winners from the previous year. The awards will be presented at the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet in May 2020.


  • Nominee must be a licensed educator who currently works in a Utah public school.
  • When submitting a paper nomination, please use no more than one additional page stapled to the nomination form.
  • When submitting online, please use 1,000 words or less.

If you have questions, please contact:
      Mike Kelley, (801) 266-4461, ext. 101, or
      Meg Tanner, 801-417-0231,

Previous Winners

In 2019, 10 educators each received a $1,500 cash award courtesy of doTERRA. The 2019 awards were presented at the KeyBank Superstars in Education celebration on May 17, at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City.


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