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07-27-2011, 09:44 AM
Do you know a teacher who deserves recognition for his or her hard work and dedication to making a difference in studentís lives? Well now is your chance to make that happen! Sixteen Bay Area teachers will be selected as an San Francisco 49ers Heroes in the Classroom presented by Symetra Financial for their outstanding leadership and instruction. Winners will receive a $1,000 donation to their school, two tickets to a 2011 49ers home game, a VIP sideline experience at Candlestick as well as recognition at school and on field during game day!

Who is eligible? All K-12 teachers in the Bay Area.

Who can nominate?

Current or former students of a nominated teacher
Parents of current or former students of a nominated teacher
Coworker of a nominated teacher
Current or former principal of a nominated teacher
School district staff

What are the criteria for selecting Heroes? Hero selection is based on a teacherís ability to: balance the core curriculum with students' individual needs; build trust among students, parents and the community; and invest in their studentsí long-term success.

When does it start? Nominations are being accepted now! The first 49ers home game is Sept. 11 against the Seattle Seahawks. The sooner the nominations are submitted, the more opportunity your favorite teacher has to be a winner! For more information and to nominate a teacher today, visit www.symetra.com/heroes (http://www.symetra.com/heroes).