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Vote for One of CPS' Three Gold Star Finalists!

This week, three CPS teachers were surprised as Gold Star Finalists in the Gold Star Teacher of the Year competition and now it’s time to vote for your favorite teacher! 

CPS’ three finalists are Mrs. Sizemore of AMIS, Ms. Carter of Riverview East Academy and Mr. Burton of Rockdale Academy. They are three of 10 finalists from over 900 nominations. Help us celebrate their work and accomplishments. 

The winning teacher will receive 

  • A $1,000 individual grant

  • A $500 donation for their school

  • Free Cheese Coneys for the entire school

  • $250 worth of school supplies

  • The option of taking their classroom to see a performance of The Children's Theatre “Finding Nemo” at the Taft Theatre or bringing a TCT on Tour production to perform at their school. 

From February 1 - 29, 2024 you can vote for your favorite CPS teacher once per day, per email address and phone number. 

Vote for Ms. Sizemore of AMIS:

  1. Text Sizemore to CHILI (24454) to vote

  2. Visit:

Vote for Ms. Carter of Riverview East Academy:

  1. Text Carter to CHILI (24454) to vote

  2. Visit:

Vote for Mr. Burton of Rockdale Academy:

  1. Text Burton to CHILI (24454) to vote

  2. Visit: