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Help us surprise a special teacher who is making a difference: How to nominate the best teacher you know

We're giving a deserving surprise to the best teachers in Northeast Ohio -- but we need your help.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: Video at the top of this story was originally published on March 8, 2021.

Is there a teacher in your school district who has gone above and beyond? Do you know a teacher who is taking extra steps to help students succeed? Is there a teacher in your life who is doing something extraordinary to help make a positive difference in the community? 

We want to hear their story! Tell us all about the teacher we might surprise them with a special gift on TV.

There are several ways for you to submit a nomination for the best teacher.

  • First, use the “Near Me” feature in the WKYC app. You’ll find the submission option at the bottom of the app’s home screen. Follow the instructions and your submission comes right to us (video instructions below).
  • Text a photo and the reason why your favorite teacher is deserving to 216-344-3300. Be sure to tell us everything we need to know.
  • You can also submit using social media by posting a picture and description on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Just remember to include #3LovesTeachers so it’s easy for our team to find your submission.

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make your submission using the 3News app:

Then, be sure to watch 3News throughout the weeks ahead to see us surprise a teacher on TV.


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