Wednesday, March 12, 2014

MLB, Target and PEOPLE launch ‘All Star Teachers’ Campaign

Teachers! Most of you in the Cleveland area have a snow day  today, which seems like a perfect time to nominate a colleague for MLB's new All-Star Teachers program! Winners are honored during the All-Star Game in July. Find all the details on #TribeVibe!

Major League Baseball, Target Corp and PEOPLE today announced the “Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers” campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities. All-Stars Carlos Beltran and Adrian Gonzalez will lend their support to the initiative by encouraging fans to nominate an outstanding teacher beginning today through May 6 at  Nominees will have the chance to represent their favorite team and be honored during the pre-game ceremony of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game on July 15on FOX.30 teachers in total will be honored!

MLB, Target and PEOPLE will review nominations and select three teachers per MLB team, with the 90 finalists to be announced on June .  From June 5 through June 29, fans will be encouraged to visit to read nominees’ submission stories and vote for their favorite teachers.  All 30 winners, one representing each MLB Club, will be announced during All-Star Week.  Winners will be included in All-Star Week activities and recognized during the pre-game ceremony of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game on FOX.  One winner will be featured in PEOPLE during the week of the MLB All-Star Game. Target presents “PEOPLE All-Star Teachers” is just one part of Target and MLB’s effort to celebrate teachers and raise awareness about the importance of education this baseball season.

Click here to nominate your ALLSTAR teacher! 

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