Top Teacher |

Purpose and Rules for
on WNYT-TV, NewsChannel 13


The purpose of NewsChannel 13's TOP TEACHER is to reward professionals in the field of education (grades K-12) in the Capital Region for outstanding achievements in a learning environment. This cooperative effort seeks to show the community that its future is indeed in good hands. It also will reward those educators who are making significant contributions to our communities.


All nominations must be faxed, postmarked or emailed by November 15, 2021. All nominations become the property of WNYT.

Representatives from WNYT will choose 13 teachers to be honored in a weekly news series. The decisions of these representatives will be final.

These educators (grades K-12) will be representative of professionals in the Capital Region who have positively influenced their students.

All nominees must be currently employed by a state-recognized educational facility located in the Capital Region.

Family members/relatives of WNYT-TV or SEFCU employees may not participate as featured in teachers in this program.