Age of Learning Educator of the Year Award

Each year, we honor the achievements made by educators.

2024 Nominations Are Now Closed

The Age of Learning Educator of the Year Award honors an educational leader devoted to a mission of guiding students to success. Selections will be made based on a candidate’s notable and exceptional commitment to making a positive impact on student learning and well-being; use of ABCmouse, My Math Academy, and/or My Reading Academy, use of student-centered, innovative approaches to teaching and learning; and demonstrate leadership within and beyond the classroom. 

Based on the initial application,  8-12 applicants will be asked to submit a personal video and/or endorsement from their principal or superior. 

Finalists Announced
June 2024

4-6 semifinalists will participate in a  20-minute phone/video interview. The superintendent for each finalist will be notified and asked to submit an endorsement.

Winner Announced
August 2024

The 2024 Educator of the Year winner will receive: 

  • 3-day registration and associated travel costs to the Age of Learning Leadership Forum in Glendale, California
  • Honorary Age of Learning Ambassadorship
  • Opportunity to attend and participate in a educational conference of their choice in 2025
  • Featured interview on an episode of the Age of Learning podcast
  • Classroom swag for your students!

The Age of Learning Educator of the Year is someone who: 

  • Consistently meets students where they are and helps them grow academically as individuals.
  • Centers equity in their practice.
  • Builds strong relationships with students, families, and the larger school and district community.
  • Has ideas about great teaching, is innovative, feels strongly about what it looks like to provide high-quality instruction, and is eager to work with and learn from a diverse group of stakeholders to make our education system better.


We encourage districts to celebrate their teachers and students by using #AofLAwards on social media. We look forward to celebrating your stories!

The Age of Learning Educator of the Year award is a tribute to Age of Learning Founder, Doug Dohring, and his years of unwavering dedication to helping children everywhere build a strong foundation for academic success and a lifelong love of learning.

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