Educators Rising competitions are real-life competitive events where rising educators demonstrate their leadership and teaching craft.

With a blend of individual and team events, competitions are authentic, project-based opportunities for rising educators to measure their creativity, skills, and initiative against high standards and their peers from across the state. 

The final rounds for each competition take place on-site at the Educators Rising National Conference and feature interactive presentations with expert judges.

Competitive Events being offered at the 2019 Nebraska State Conference are:

  • Children’s Literature K-3 
  • Children’s Literature Pre-K
  • Creative Lecture (TED Talk) 
  • Educators Rising Moment 
  • Ethical Dilemma 
  • Impromptu Speaking 
  • Inside Our Schools Presentation
  • Job Interview 
  • Lesson Planning & Delivery
    • Arts
    • Career & Technical Education
    • Humanities
    • STEM
  • Public Speaking 
  • Researching Learning Challenges 

Members can learn more and apply to compete at the national conference on the EdRising Virtual Campus.

State Competitions

Children's Literature K-3
Children's Literature Pre K
Creative Lecture
Educators Rising Moment
Ethical Dilemma
Impromptu Speaking
Inside Our Schools Presentation
Job Interview
Lesson Planning and Delivery-Arts
Lesson Planning and Delivery-CTE
Lesson Planning and Delivery-Humanities
Lesson Planning and Delivery-STEM
Public Speaking
Research Learning Challenges