Teacher of the Year Kick-Off Dinner

The 2020 Teacher of the Year Kick-off Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, in the  Conference Center in the 3C Building at Arizona Western College.  Check-in for the dinner will start at 5 p.m. 

ALL nominees from all participating Yuma County schools are invited to be the guests of the Education Foundation of Yuma County where they will be recognized on stage for their nomination from their various schools. Each nominee may bring one guest to the Kick-off. Congratulations to all of our Yuma County Teacher of the Year nominees!! We look forward to seeing you at the Kick-off!


Many thanks to the businesses who provided door prizes for our March 2019 Kick-off Dinner which spotlighted every Teacher of the Year nominee from every school in Yuma County.  It was a wonderful evening that paid tribute to all the nominees.  See pictures below from our 2019 Kick-off.

Door Prize Donations 

Chretin's Restaurant and Cantina

Cold Stone Creamery

Elite Tanning

FlatTop Grill

Fluid Energies Therapeutic Massage & Yoga Wellness

Fusion Massage and Acupuncture

Harry Hengl (repurposed wind chimes)

Jay and Frank's Salon

                                                                 La Bodega Kitchen and Bar                                                                   

Laser Gals

MyoLab Athletic performance and Recovery

Papa-San Rice Bowl

Rafael's Hair Studio

Ronna Sue Stubbs (Mary Kay Basket)

Sprague's Sports


Takos & Beer

The Crossing Restaurant

The Garden Cafe

University of Arizona - Staples Gift Cards

Yuma Art Center