National History Teacher of the Year

Important Calendar Dates

  • Deadline for 2015 nominations: February 1, 2015
  • Deadline for 2015 nominees to submit supporting materials: March 15, 2015

The 2015 National History Teacher of the Year Award will honor an elementary level teacher.

About the Award:
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.
  • State winners receive a $1,000 prize and an archive of classroom resources.

For more information, visit our eligibility page.

2013 National History Teacher of the Year Winner
Jill Szymanski, 4th/5th-grade teacher
Brandywine Springs School/Red Clay Consolidated School District in Wilmington, Delaware
Click here to read the press release naming her the 2013 National History Teacher of the Year.


National History Teacher of the Year is co-sponsored by: