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2019 OnPoint Prize Educators of the Year

Congrats to our 2019 Educators of the Year!

Francesca Aultman and Tori Sharpe

Our 2019 Educators of the Year and Circle of Excellence have been announced. Please check back in February 2020 for more information on next year’s campaign or you can sign up for email updates!

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Meet our 2019 Educators of the Year

Our esteemed Educators of the Year will each have their mortgages paid for one full year. Additionally, their schools will receive a $2,500 donation for resources and supplies.

Francesca Aultman

K-8 Educator of the Year

Francesca Aultman

Gilbert Heights Elementary School in the David Douglas School District

5th Grade

Tori Sharpe

9-12 Educator of the Year

Tori Sharpe

Skyview High School in the Vancouver School District

English, AVID, ELL


Meet our 2019 Finalists

Finalists will each receive a $5,000 cash award plus an additional $1,500 to their schools for resources and supplies.

Joe Minato

9-12 Finalist

Joe Minato

Wilson High School in Portland Public Schools

AP Physics I and Science Research

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K-8 Finalist

Nadia Boria

Scouters Mountain Elementary in N. Clackamas School District

3rd Grade


Meet our 2019 Circle of Excellence

These six outstanding educators in our Circle of Excellence will receive a $1,500 cash award plus an additional $1,000 to their schools for resources and supplies.

Michelle Colbert

9-12 Circle of Excellence

Michelle Colbert

Fir Ridge Alternative School in David Douglas School District

Art

Stephanie Fitzgerald

K-8 Circle of Excellence

Stephanie Fitzgerald

Colton Middle School in Colton School District

7th and 8th Grade Math

Brandon Ramey

9-12 Circle of Excellence

Brandon Ramey

Newberg High School in Newberg School District

Health and PE

Myron Ryan

9-12 Circle of Excellence

Myron Ryan

Franklin High School in Portland Public Schools

Metalworking and Manufacturing

Kellie Tichenor

K-8 Circle of Excellence

Kellie Tichenor

West Tualatin View Elementary School in Beaverton School District

1st Grade

Greg Wognild

K-8 Circle of Excellence

Greg Wognild

Sky View Middle School in Bend-La Pine School District

Drama, Computer Science, Woodshop

About the OnPoint Educators of the Year Prize

The OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education celebrates innovative teaching methods that spark enthusiasm and passion in students, parents, and their peers. Anyone—including teachers themselves—can nominate a teacher. Educator of the Year is awarded to the teachers who best meet these criteria:

Creativity and Enthusiasm

Teachers who inspire creativity and enthusiasm in the classroom.

Teaching Methods

Educators who demonstrate exemplary teaching methods and style.

Community Impact

Individuals who have significant impact on students, parents and peers


Who Is Eligible?

Any full-time or job-share classroom teacher, counselor, or librarian of grades K-12 who is employed by an accredited public, private or charter school in the counties OnPoint serves (Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark and Skamania counties in Washington) is eligible for the award.

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Who Is Awarded What Amount?

OnPoint Community Credit Union has always understood that investing in education is one of the best ways to build thriving communities. Through the OnPoint Educators of the Year Prize, we award:

Educator of the Year - Grades K-8

One teacher representing grades K-8 will have his or her mortgage paid for one year and receive a $2,500 donation to their school for resources and supplies.

Educator of the Year - Grades 9-12

One teacher representing grades 9-12 will have his or her mortgage paid for one year and receive a $2,500 donation to their school for resources and supplies.

Two Finalists - One each from grades K-8 & 9-12

Finalists will each win a $5,000 cash award plus an additional $1,500 to their schools for resources and supplies.

Circle of Excellence

Six educators will each win a $1,500 cash award plus an additional $1000 for their schools for resources and supplies.

Our 2019 Educators of the Year have been announced. Please check back in February 2020 for more information about next year’s campaign or you can sign up for email updates!

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