Terri Lynne Lokoff Children’s TYLENOL®, Children’s ZYRTEC® National Child Care Teacher Awards

Recognizing the need to raise the status of child care teachers and the need for quality child care, the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation (TLLCCF) created the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's TYLENOL®, Children's ZYRTEC® National Child Care Teacher Awards.

This award acknowledges the critical role of child care teachers in providing quality early care and education. Child care teachers from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and on U.S. Military bases and installations around the world are invited to apply.



2019 Application

2019 Teacher Award Pre-Application - If you wish to be certain you will be able to qualify for the award you can fill out and submit the Pre-Application first.
2019 Teacher Award Full Application - Full Applications must be completed and postmarked by January 22, 2019. (Please note this date has been extended a day due to Martin Luther King Jr Day)

Send completed Pre-Applications and Full Applications to: 
Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation - TR
100 Ross Road, Suite 160
King of Prussia, PA 19406

  • An award ceremony takes place each spring in Pennsylvania.

  • Hotel and transportation are provided for the recipients.

  • A paid trip to historic Philadelphia

  • Meet with peers and exchange ideas

  • Excellent educational experience

  • FUN filled weekend with: Philly Welcome Reception, Brunch Event, Recipient Dinner, Awards and more !

Out of the 50 teachers, one receives The Helene Marks Award and the honor of being named the National Child Care Teacher of the Year, and receives an additional $1,000. Contenders for this award are the top ten scorers of the 50 recipients who answer a series of questions, scores based on a rubric.