Stand Up 4 Teachers

Stand Up 4 Teachers is a celebration of education champions featuring the presentation of the Spirit of Education Award, honoring businesses that make significant investments in education, along with the Raytheon Leaders in Education Award, honoring exceptional K-12 teachers.

This year’s Stand Up 4 Teachers event was on Nov. 4, 2020. Watch the video of the event on our YouTube page.

The Raytheon Leaders in Education Award recognizes and rewards K-12 teachers in Pima County who demonstrate excellence in teaching, leadership and support for their peers. Teachers must submit an application and complete an essay and interview. Recipients receive $2,500 for themselves, as well as $2,500 for their school, sponsored by Raytheon Company. All finalists also join the TVT Teacher Advisory Council.


Special thanks to our Stand Up 4 Teachers 2020 sponsors:

Silver Sponsor
University of Arizona
Honor Roll
Arizona Daily Star
Diamond Ventures
Donald Pitt Family Foundation
Hazen Family Foundation
Helios Education Foundation
HSL Properties
Rodel Foundation of Arizona
Southern Arizona Leadership Council
Thomas R. Brown Foundation

Friends of TVT
Bayer Marana Greenhouse
BFL Construction Co., Inc.
CORE Construction
Freeport McMoRan, Inc., Sierrita Operations
Integrated Axis Technology Group, LLC
Mister Car Wash
Nova Home Loans
O’Rielly Chevrolet
Pima Federal Credit Union
Southwest Gas Corporation
TMC Healthcare

Community Sponsors
Arizona K12 Center
Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR
Swaim Associates, Ltd. Architects AIA