The nominee must have taught for a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 5 years and must teach students with learning disabilities or other high incidence disabilities.
The nominee must have demonstrated strengths in one or more of the following areas:
*Collaboration to improve current education programs and service delivery
*Implementation of evidence-based practices resulting in increased success for children, adolescents or adults with learning disabilities
*Advocacy for students with learning disabilities and their families