Golden Apple Nomination


An outstanding teacher for special recognition in the

36th Annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program TM

Recognize an Outstanding

Lee County Public School Teacher

Teachers are the heart of our school system as they nurture our children’s inquisitive minds and prepare them for the challenges of their future. We invite you to nominate a teacher who exemplifies excellence in teaching.

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools will honor six outstanding representatives of the teaching profession in Lee County at the 36th Annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Banquet. Selected teachers will receive:

  • Golden Apple trophy and custom designed Golden Apple lapel pin, created by Mark Loren Designs
  • Membership in the Academy of Teachers
  • $3,000 cash award for the teacher
  • $500 cash award for the teacher’s school
  • Invitation to Collegium for the Advancement of Education

About the Foundation

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools is a non-profit charitable education foundation whose mission is to enhance and enrich the quality of public education in Lee County for students and educators. This is accomplished through programs, resources, and experiences made possible through corporate, individual, and educational partnerships.


Outstanding full-time teachers employed by The School District of Lee County (Pre-K through 12th, including career and technical). This includes school counselors, media specialists, technology specialists, coaches, and all special area teachers.

Selection Process

  • Nomination forms submitted by September 19th, 2022
  • Nominated teachers who wish to participate must submit an application to The Foundation
  • Selection Committee chooses Golden Apple recipients based on blind application review, interviews and teacher classroom observations

Submitting a Nomination

Complete the self-addressed nomination form below and return to your school office or fold, stamp, and mail form to The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools to be received by Monday, September 19th.

For more information contact us at 239.337.0433

Golden Apple Nomination Form

Nominations must be received by
The Foundation on or before Monday, September 19th