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American Fork teacher to be honored as ‘MVE’ at Utah Jazz game

Dec 22, 2022, 9:52 AM | Updated: 10:17 am

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz, Instructure and KSL TV are teaming up to honor teachers and educators who are making a difference in Utah’s classrooms.

On Thursday, Jodi Phillips, a physical therapist of more than 20 years from the Dan W. Peterson School that serves students with disabilities in the Alpine School District, will take the court as the latest “Most Valuable Educator.”

Members of the public can nominate anyone in the local community, including students, parents, peer educators, principals, administrators and college deans. Nominators will be asked to answer, “How does this educator inspire students, spark curiosity and support student growth and achievement?”

Each winner will receive a $1,000 classroom grant from Instructure, parent company of Canvas, and a personalized jersey.

They will also get to attend an awards dinner with the Jazz and Instructure at the end of the season. Instructure will also be providing 300 tickets for Utah educators to attend the Jazz game on March 18.

Submit your nomination here.

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