Campbell up for National Award

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Winters Middle School special education teacher David Campbell has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award.

Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 educators and school district employees across the United States who are making a difference in the lives of students by exemplifying excellence, positive influence and leadership.

Campbell’s nominator wishes to remain anonymous.

In his 11 years as an educator, Campbell has worked tirelessly to ensure that his students get the best education possible. He is an educator who strives to learn all he can, and has attended numerous professional developments to hone his teaching craft. Campbell has earned his letter of eligibility for Administration and has been a lead teacher for 6th grade.

As a special education teacher, he puts his students first, creating fun and engaging lessons that help them learn.

He uses the latest technology to stay on the cutting edge in his field, and he helped fundraise for the physical education department.

LifeChanger of the Year awards will be given during the 2017-18 school year.


~  One Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 to be shared with their school/district.

~  Four Grand Prize Finalists will receive $5,000 to be shared with their school/district.

~  Ten LifeChanger Award Winners will receive $3,000 to be shared with their school/district.

~  One Spirit Award will be given to the nominee whose community demonstrates the most support for their nomination. The winner will receive $5,000 to be shared with their school/district.

~  One Spotlight Award will be given to a nominee in a specific discipline each year.

Winners are announced via surprise award ceremonies held at their schools. The grand prize finalists will also be honored at a national awards ceremony in spring 2018 in Bermuda, where the Grand Prize Winner will be revealed.

Nominees must be K-12 teachers or school district employees. To be considered for an award, nominees must:

~  Make a positive impact in the lives of students

~  Enhance their school or district’s atmosphere, culture and pride

~  Demonstrate exemplary leadership at the school and/or district level

~  Possess a proven record of professional excellence

~  Show commitment to building a nurturing environment that supports learning

~  Adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards

A resource page with ideas for how to celebrate nominees can be found at

To view Mr. Campbell’s LifeChanger of the Year nominee profile or to nominate someone from your school community, visit

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