Heroes who are making a significant difference in the lives of students across the region are selected based on their ability to provide engaging instruction and curriculum, encourage lifelong learning and inspire passion for education beyond the classroom and into the future.
This program will honor 16 pre-K to high school teachers from southwest Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia during the season. Recognition will take place in their schools and on-field during Steelers home games. Heroes will also receive a donation from Chevron and the Grable Foundation to be used for classroom supplies.
Do you know a teacher who represents one or more of the following traits?
- Innovative: Uses unique ways to educate and inspire students to develop a curiosity for learning beyond the classroom.
- Outstanding: Displays a true passion for eduction and provides an exceptional learning experience.
- Worldly: Assists students in understanding that academic concepts are all around us and linking those with real-world lessons to make connections between school, community and work.
- Academic: Engages students in the classroom, preparing them for college and/or career success.
Eligible nominees include licensed, full-time, preK-12 PA or WV teachers in public or non-public schools.