SCHEDULE:1. MTEEA members may nominate a person who has met the requirements.2. Nomination forms can be submitted to the Awards Chairperson anytime from October 15th through May 15th.3. The Awards Chairperson must receive the completed New Teacher Excellence Nomination form and a digital photograph by May 15th to be considered.4. The Awards Chairperson will verify the information, notify the nominee about their status, and send out the application documents no later than June 1st.5. The completed application documents must be returned to the MTEEA Awards Chairperson by June 30th.6. The Awards Chairperson will notify the recipients about their award status and about attending the Awards Banquet by August 15th. A reminder notification will be sent out to the winner by September 5th about attending the Fall Conference.7. The award will be presented to winner at the Annual MTEEA Fall Conference. The winner will receive up to two tickets for the Awards Banquet if they attend.8. The New Teacher Excellence Award is not recognized or eligible for any ITEEA Teacher Excellence Awards.