Peter & Leslie Richter Civic Educator of the Year Award

Announcing the Peter & Leslie Richter Civic Educator of the Year Award

With the support of a generous gift from Peter and Leslie Richter, we are thrilled to announce that the annual award now includes a $2,000 prize for the recipient.

Nominations close September 30, 2022.

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To nominate a candidate:

  • You must personally know your nominee – direct experience of their professional contributions is recommended
  • You must be able to explain and/or provide evidence of the above qualifications when you complete the nomination form
  • You do not need to inform your nominee you have submitted, but you cannot submit anonymously
  • Nominations are open June 1 – September 30. Scroll down for nomination form.

The Peter & Leslie Richter Civic Educator of the Year Honoree:

  • Is a K-12 educator in Oregon
  • Has participated in Classroom Law Project programs for at least 5 years
  • Has participated in training other educators or assisting other educators with resources & regularly shares their expertise to help others in their professional community
  • Actively collaborates with colleagues, students, families, & other stakeholders to create a strong culture of Civic Education & Engagement
  • Has the respect and admiration of students, parents, colleagues, and the community
  • Inspires creativity, critical thinking, active learning, and civic participation
  • Is nominated by a colleague, administrator, community member, or participant of a Classroom Law Project program
  • Is honored at the annual Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers in December and at Classroom Law Project’s Legal Citizen of the Year Award & Celebration

Past years’ honorees

Civic Educator of the Year Nomination

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