National History Teacher of the Year

The National History Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding K–12 American history teachers across the country. Nominate a teacher today!

  • National winner receives a $10,000 prize presented at an award ceremony in their honor in New York City.
  • State winners receive a $1,000 prize, an archive of classroom resources, and recognition at a ceremony in their state.

Important Calendar Dates

  • Deadline for 2018 nominations: March 31, 2018
  • Deadline for 2018 nominees to submit supporting materials: April 30, 2018 

For more information, visit our eligibility page.

Meet Some of the 2017 State History Teacher of the Year Winners:

2017 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year, Kevin Dua
2017 New Jersey History Teacher of the Year, CherylAnne Amendola
2017 West Virginia History Teacher of the Year, Rebecca Berry
2017 Washington DC History Teacher of the Year, Paul Howard
2017 Nebraska History Teacher of the Year, Matthew Heys
2017 Virginia History Teacher of the Year, Luke Roadcap
2017 North Carolina History Teacher of the Year, Renny Taylor