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PGCPS Educators Win Thousands In Prizes for Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 10, 2024

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, PGCPS partnered with local and national business partners to offer educators an opportunity to win prizes from: The American College of Education, Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, Wegmans, Kaiser Permanente, The Hotel at the University of Maryland, Mall at Prince George’s and more.

“The impact of PGCPS educators goes beyond the lesson plan," said Superintendent Millard House II. “It is the daily interactions, encouragement, moments of learning and growth that make all the difference in shaping meaningful connections for our students."

With nearly 6,000 entries received, this year’s winners were randomly selected and include: 

Courtesy of American College of Education - $1,000 Amazon Gift Card

Courtesy of American College of Education - $100 Amazon Gift Cards 

Courtesy of Educational Systems Federal Credit Union - $1,000 Teacher Appreciation Award

Courtesy of Wegmans Woodmore Grocery Store - $100 Wegmans Gift Cards 

Courtesy of Kaiser Permanente - Harry & David Gift Baskets 

Courtesy of The Hotel at the University of Maryland - Spa Service of a 50-Minute Signature Massage & Signature Facial

Courtesy of Mall at Prince George's - Dining Prize Pack: $20 Miller's Ale House Gift Card, $30 Outback Steakhouse Gift Card, $100 Hook & Reel Gift Card

All winners will be contacted to receive prizes.

Additionally, The University of Maryland (UMD) College of Education awarded two PGCPS educators and UMD alums with $1,000 checks: Jeimy Amaya, from International High School in Langley Park and Pedro Gonzalez of Samuel Ogle Middle School.

PGCPS is hiring dynamic educators who believe all children can achieve greatness. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, professional development and much more.

Learn more about our employment opportunities today!