On 3 October in connection with the Day of Teachers Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree according to which for substantial contribution in educating and upbringing the younger generation the honorary title of "NKR Honored Pedagogue" was conferred on the following individuals:
Susanna Nersesyan, director of the Stepanakert branch of physics-mathematical special school after Artashes Shahinyan under the Yerevan State University;
Natasha Poghosyan, Armenian language and literature teacher of the Martakert town's secondary school N 1 after Vladimir Balayan;
Hasmik Seyranyan, English language teacher of the Stepanakert N 11 senior school after Vitali Jhangiryan;
Georgi Sevikyan, deputy head of educational department of the NKR Martouni regional administration.