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UEA 'Excellence in Teaching' Awards

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2019 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching Awards winners! View the 2019 winners and their profiles. UEA and doTERRA presented the awards to ten winners at the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet on May 17 at The Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake City.

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. In 2019, 10 educators each received a $1,500 cash award courtesy of doTERRA.


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 will be in December 2019. Complete nomination details will be available soon. Winners are carefully chosen by a selection committee that includes winners from the previous year. Awards are presented at the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet in May each year.


  • Nominee must be a licensed educator who currently works in a Utah public school.
  • Those nominating must use the official online nomination form (available prior to the nomination deadline).
  • 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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