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AGF Teacher of the Year Nominations Open

Paul Barchilon | Published on 4/18/2023

Nominations for the AGF Teacher of the Year Award are now open. The winner receives an all expenses paid trip to the premiere Go event in the nation, the US Go Congress, where the award will be presented at the final banquet.

To be eligible, an amateur teacher must be an AGA member, and have been teaching Go for at least one hour a week, for the past two years*. Meeting any of the additional criteria below (or several of them) will strengthen any nomination for Teacher of the Year.

Started a Go club for children
Organized tournaments for kids, or helped them enter existing tournaments
Developed teaching materials for beginners, either written or online (particularly for children).
Taught children (and others) online
Taught underserved populations (prisoners, seniors, mental patients, etc…)
Designed and created new outreach projects.

Nominations of volunteer teachers who work with children are strongly encouraged, and favored, but any eligible teacher whose activities qualify under other criteria stated above, will also be considered.

*Teachers in K-12 schools whose programs run only during the school year are also eligible.

If you would like to recommend someone for this award, including yourself, please write


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