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Michigan Teacher of the Year Program Timeline

Program Timeline for the 2024-2025 Michigan Teacher of the Year





Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY) nomination window officially opens. Nomination link can be found at

Monday, October 16, 2023

The deadline to submit nominations is 11:59 p.m.

Monday, October 30, 2023

All eligible nominated teachers receive an email containing instructions on how to complete Part A of the MTOY application.

Monday, December 11, 2023

The deadline for nominees to submit their Part A application to is 5 p.m.

Monday, December 18, 2023

Reviewers receive MTOY Part A applications to score.

Friday, January 12, 2024 Deadline for reviewers to score Part A applications.
Friday, January 19, 2024 Part A applicants receive email update on their application status.

Friday, January 19, 2024

Part B application distributed to advancing applicants.

Monday, February 26, 2024

The deadline for advancing applicants to submit their Part B application to is 5 p.m.

Monday, March 4, 2024 Reviewers receive MTOY Part B applications to score.
Monday, March 18, 2024 Deadline for Reviewers to score Part B applications.
Monday, April 8, 2024 Regional Teachers of the Year (RTOYs) announced.

Week of April 15, 2024

The 10 RTOYs are interviewed by the state selection panel.

May 2024

2024-2025 Michigan Teacher of the Year announced.

July 14, 2024

Induction meeting for the newly named RTOYs (in person, in East Lansing).

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

MTOY and RTOYs are invited to the Michigan State Board of Education meeting where they are introduced to board members and receive recognition. MTOY and RTOY responsibilities officially begin with the start of the 2024-25 school year.