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$15,000 total is being awarded to teachers for their classrooms based on 31 different categories. Prizes will range from $200-$2,500.
A video can only win (1) division/class prize (including overall and grand prize). A winning class/division video can win a (or multiple) "Best in Cluster" prize(s). Prizes!
The sponsoring teacher for each of the winning videos will receive the prize money to be used for his/her classroom.
Prize money can be spent at the teacher's discretion on classroom supplies, learning materials, educational resources, etc. A small amount (subject to approval) is eligible to be used for classroom celebrations recognizing the student finalists.
This project is funded by the Texas Workforce Commission through a state-wide initiative (Careers in Texas Industries Week). Workforce offices across the state are promoting Texas careers in a variety of ways.
There are 3 Classes (1A/2A, 3A/4A, & 5A/6A) and 2 Divisions (Middle School and High School) which creates 6 groups. 1st and 2nd place prizes will be awarded for each group. There will also be 2 "Best in Division" prizes awarded, one for middle school and one for high school, along with a Grand Prize which can go to either a middle school or high school student/group. 16 additional awards will be presented to the entry who best represents their career cluster! Prizes!
Receipts or purchase orders will be required to be provided by the teacher for items purchased with the prize money. Documentation should be submitted by December 5th, 2017. A W-9 and Conflict of Interest form will also need to be completed and submitted by the teacher.