Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, December 3, 2010
$10,000 NATIONAL HISTORY TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD Nomination deadline: February 1, 2011 National winner receives: $10,000 State winners each receive : $1,000
Do you know an outstanding K-6 teacher passionate about American history? All Social Studies and elementary educators who teach American History are welcome.
The National History Teacher of the Year Award give $10,000 to the best American history teacher. The national winner is chosen from outstanding teachers in each state, district, and U.S. territory. State winners receive $1,000 and an archive of books and other resources for their school. The award is sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, Preserve America, and HISTORY (The History Channel). Nominations for the National History Teacher of the Year can be made by a student, parent, colleague, supervisor, or other education professional familiar with the teacher’s work. In 2011, the Gilder Lehrman Institute will honor a teacher of grades K-6. Middle and high school teachers are honored every other year.