Nominations for the 2023 Early Educator of the Year award are now being accepted. The Nevada Department of Education is seeking nominations for lead teachers of infant, toddler, and pre-K students in both general education and special education programs. These early learning programs include (but are not limited to): childcare, family child care, Head Start, Early Head Start, private school, charter school, district pre-K (i.e. Nevada Ready! State Pre-K, ECSE, Title I), and itinerant/inclusion model. Teachers who were previously nominated/applied are eligible to participate again this year. Nominations are due by April 23, 2023.