ACM’s Amazing Teacher 2020-2021

Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond to enrich the lives and experiences of his or her students? Nominate fantastic educators for our annual Amazing Teacher recognition!

We’re looking for the best of the best in San Antonio—and we know they’re out there. What makes a teacher the best? You tell us! Any teacher is eligible, and we can’t wait to hear about the teachers making a difference in the lives of San Antonio kids. Please completely fill out the form at the bottom of this page to nominate a teacher.

Ten San Antonio teachers will be recognized with a certificate and a prize package including a one-of-a-kind “teacher’s chair” designed by a local artist, crafter, or maker.

Thank you to our presenting partner, Broadway Bank. They are celebrating 80 years of commitment to the San Antonio community. Broadway Bankers are rooted in the philosophy that sound business decisions will always be in the best interest of their customers, their employees, and ultimately their communities.

Amanda Barkley

Freelance Florist & Event Designer

ANY teacher (yes, any teacher!) is eligible to be an Amazing Teacher! Just fill out the form below and encourage friends and classmates to nominate their favorite and amazing teachers. Incomplete nominations will not be considered. Nominations are due May 10 at 10:00 pm. Amazing Teachers will be announced on May 12!

A fifth-generation San Antonionian - who happened to spend her formative years in Austin - Amanda loves the SAT from the confetti in her hair to the bluebonnets under her feet. Never one to miss a reason to host a party or decorate for a theme, Amanda revels in the 'mas Fiesta' attitude of the city. She's mom to Vivi (2012) aka #HurricaneVivi, Mac (2020) and wife to Francois, whom she met at Texas A&M (FTAC '05). She has a Masters in Early Childhood Education and a Doctorate in Making it Up As She Goes - which means she's a sometimes-fun-mom. You can find her on Instagram . She loves confetti, croissants, and a cold Ranch Water. Favorite Restaurant: Piatti's Favorite Landmark: Johnson Street footbridge in King William Favorite San Antonio Tradition: Fiesta Medals