Nominations are now being accepted for the Excellence in Education 2017 Business Partner of the Year for businesses/organizations in two categories: over 50 employees and under 50 employees. This award recognizes partnerships that significantly support students and/or school communities with donations of time, resources, and opportunities.

Nominees and winners will be honored at the 31st annual Excellence in Education awards, scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the BWI Marriott hotel in Linthicum. At this event, nominees for the 2017 AACPS Teacher of the Year and Independent School Teacher of the Year will also be recognized.

The Excellence in Education Awards are presented annually in partnership by Anne Arundel County Public Schools and the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce. For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact Jennifer Sheppard at jsheppard@aaaccc.org.

Nomination forms are available at http://aacpsschools.org/development/bpa/ Nominations are due by 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2017.