Love A Teacher Video Contest

The “Love A Teacher” Video Contest is the district's second annual, student-driven, teacher appreciation campaign designed to recognize the invaluable contributions of Richmond Public Schools teachers.

Current Richmond Public Schools students are invited to demonstrate their appreciation and creativity through submissions of 60-second videos (or less) in honor of their favorite teacher. Entries will be accepted beginning February 14 – April 23, and can be submitted online, YouTube, or delivered in DVD format by 4:00 p.m. to:

PSA Video Contest

RPS Public Information Office

301 North Ninth Street, 14th Floor

Richmond, VA 23219

All videos will be posted on the district's Facebook page for voting. Awards will be given to the video with the most “likes,” as well as the school that receives the most participation in the form of video submissions and/or “likes.”

The deadline for submissions is April 23. Voting will continue through April 27.

Additional Instructions:

Students appearing in the video must have a signed photo release form on file.

Videos should be under 1,024mb and no more than 60 seconds.

No use of copyright material is allowed without expressed written permission by the copyright owner.

YouTube submissions require a personal account. Uploaded videos can be shared as a link to

The contest is open to current and former RPS students.

Access to Facebook and YouTube is not available on RPS computers.

All videos are subject to review for appropriateness by the RPS Public Information Office prior to posting.

Award Presentation:

The winning videographer, teacher and school with the most participation will receive awards during a special assembly in May 2012 in recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Month.


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