The Firebirds need your help nominating a teacher for the second annual Flint Firebirds Foundation Teacher of the Year award(s)! The two categories will be: Elementary School Teacher (Preschool – 5th Grade) & Secondary Education Teacher (6th – 12th grade). The award recipients will be recognized during a special pre-game ceremony prior to the game at Education Appreciation Night sponsored by Sovita Credit Union & the Michigan Education Association on Saturday, March 16th at 7 p.m. vs. the Windsor Spitfires.


To be eligible for Teacher of the Year, nominees must:

– Have a valid Michigan teaching certificate.

– Works directly with students in their current role.

– Recommended by someone other than themselves.

– Must be a Preschool – 12th grade educator.


Nominee criteria:

– Exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable, and skilled

– Goes above and beyond their call of duty

– Is supportive of the learning environment

– Develops relationships with students and staff


Selection Process:

Voting has now concluded.

Finalists will be contacted by the Firebirds, Sovita Credit Union and the Michigan Education Association.