Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart’s 10th annual Teacher of the Year program will recognize more than 3,800 teachers nationwide. As a result of their selection, the schools of the winning teachers will receive $1,000 each from Wal-Mart. In total, Wal-Mart will donate $4.2 million to schools nationwide.
The program is in conjunction with Phi Delta Kappa International, a national professional education association. The winning teachers will be notified this week as part of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 1-7, and in honor of National Teacher’s Day, which is today.