Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 County Teachers of the Year, one of whom will be selected as the 2019 Maine Teacher of the Year.

Teachers can be nominated by a student, co-worker, administrator, school or district committee, friend or family member. To be considered for the award and continue with the process, teacher candidates must submit written material to a Review Panel.

To nominate a teacher, go to Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5.