Introducing Vroman’s Bookstore’s Teacher of the Year Award!!

by Jessica on February 5, 2016

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”
– Brad Henry

Vroman’s Bookstore understands the importance of teachers in our lives.
With your help, we want to honor one of our community’s many outstanding
teachers by naming them our
2015-2016 Vroman’s Bookstore Teacher of the Year.
Nominate your favorite teacher by telling us why they deserve this award:
Have they made a difference in your life? Have they inspired your love of reading?
Do they go beyond the call of duty in their job? Do they make learning fun?

Whatever the reason, tell us why your teacher deserves this special recognition.

To nominate:
Send us a typed or handwritten essay of 500 words or less. (Must be legible.)
Include your name, email, phone number, and address, along with the teacher’s name, and their school information.

Teachers must be school teachers who are currently employed by a school (private or public)
in the Pasadena and surrounding areas.
Teachers may teach any grade, any subject.
Emails can be sent to:
with the subject line Teacher of the Year.

Mail entries can be sent to:
695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101, Attention: Teacher of the Year.
You can also fill out a form online at, or in the children’s department at the Vroman’s main store on Colorado and Vroman’s Hastings Ranch (3729 E Foothill Blvd. Pasadena.)
All submissions need to be received by Vroman’s Bookstore
no later than 9pm PST on 3/11/16.

The winner will be announced in April 2016 and an award ceremony
will take place in May 2016.

The Prize: The Vroman’s Bookstore 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year
will be awarded a $500 gift card and a commemorative plaque!
A $500 gift card will also be donated to the Teacher of the Year’s school or library and a $100 gift card will be given to the person who submitted the nomination.