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 the esteemed Spirit of Education Award was presented to Freeport-McMoRan and Pima Federal Credit Union for their ongoing support of education in Southern Arizona. Former honorees include Raytheon Missile Systems, Jim Click Automotive, Sundt Construction, Tucson Electric Power, Cox Communications, and the Thomas R. Brown Foundation.

Tucson Values Teachers also partners with Raytheon Company to present the prestigious Raytheon Leaders in Education Award to three exceptional teachers. The 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 his or her school, sponsored by Raytheon Company. All finalists also join the TVT Teacher Advisory Council.

November 7, 2019

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort & Spa

Cocktails and networking at 5:30pm; program begins at 6:00pm


Registration for this event is closed.


Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!

Presented by:

Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor


Arizona K-12 Center 
Bayer Crop Science
CORE Construction
Diamond Ventures
Helios Education Foundation
Hudbay Rosemont Copper
Integrated Axis
JPMorgan Chase
Mister Car Wash
O’Reilly Chevrolet
Pima Federal Credit Union
Rodel Foundation
Southern Arizona Leadership Council
Southwest Gas
TCI Foundation
Thomas R. Brown Foundations
Tucson Appliance Co.
Tucson Electric Power
TMC HealthCare
University of Arizona