Any kindergarten through 12 grade public school teacher who works in New Hampshire’s North Country Region (upper Grafton and Carroll Counties and Coos County) and in Essex County, VT is eligible to be nominated. Preference is given to teachers in Coos County public schools.
The Louise Tillotson Teaching Fellowship program strives to raise public awareness about the value of excellence in education and to retain good teachers in New Hampshire’s North Country and in Essex County, VT. This award is made to up to three teachers each year.
The fellowship was established in 2006 by Louise Tillotson, a self-made businesswoman, wife of Neil Tillotson (founder of the Tillotson Corporation and former owner of The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel), and resident of Dixville Notch.
Learn more about the program and determine eligibility.
Colleagues complete and submit a nomination form with supporting materials by Friday, April 24, 2020, 5:00 pm Eastern time. Complete and submit the nomination form to nominate an individual for the Louise Tillotson Teaching Fellowship.
A complete nomination will include:
- A completed nomination form
- Three letters of support, each from a different person, in support of the nominee
- A copy of a recent resume, curriculum vitae, or biography of the candidate
Advisory committee reviews nominations.
A volunteer advisory committee and members of the Foundation staff review applications.
Invitation for a personal interview.
A number of finalists will be invited to a personal interview with the advisory committee. Interviews are scheduled in May.
Final award recipients will be notified in mid-May.