You nominated the best teachers in Oakton, and now, three have moved on to the voting round of Patch's Readers' Choice 2012.
Here's your chance to cast a vote for Eileen Donohue of Oakton Elementary, Sean Duffy of Waples Mill Elementary or Inge Pisano of Oakton High to help crown a winner.
Voting opens July 23 and continues through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 17. Only one vote per user. Tell your friends and family to log on to pick their favorite, too!
What teacher has made a difference in your or your child's life?
We want to know which teacher at an Oakton school, including Oakton High, should be dubbed the best in Oakton.
We'll keep accepting nominations through July 9. After that, nominations will be closed and we'll start the voting, so make sure to get in your favorites now.
All you need to do to nominate a teacher is add his or her name in the comments below. If you already see the teacher you want to nominate, make sure to add your comment about why s/he should be included. We may not be able to add all nominations to our poll, so make sure your favorite makes the cut.