Official Rules and Guidelines
Governor Rick Scott's Black History Month Excellence in Education Award Contest is open to all full-time educators in an elementary, middle, or high school in Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary teacher (grades K–5), one middle school teacher (grades 6–8), and one high school teacher (grades 9–12). Nominations may be submitted by a principal,teacher, parent/guardian, or student. Winners will be notified after February 2, 2017.
Entry Dates: Entries can be mailed to Volunteer Florida, Black History Month Committee, 3800 Esplanade Way, Suite 180, Tallahassee, Florida 32311, or submitted electronically. All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on January 20, 2017. (Contestants are responsible for all shipping costs.) Entries submitted electronically will receive email confirmation.
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Contact Volunteer Florida at 850-414-7400 for any further questions.