The Los Angeles Unified School District extends the opportunity to all stakeholders to nominate teachers for the LAUSD Teacher of the Year Program. The Teacher of the Year (TOY) program honors teachers with a strong commitment to their students, school and community. The program spotlights positive aspects of education and pays tribute to our richly diverse teaching force. Teachers must have a minimum of eight years of teaching experience in LAUSD. Please use the form below to nominate a teacher that you believe has demonstrated excellence in LAUSD. Self-nominations are accepted. If the teacher chooses the nomination, he/she will receive a LAUSD Teacher of the Year application and will be invited to apply.