History Teacher of the Year Finalists Featured in the News

History Teacher of the Year Finalists and other state winners have enjoyed local and state press for their achievements. We will continue to highlight their success in the coming months as we celebrate our National History Teacher of the Year, Alysha Butler.

Karalee Nakatsuka, 2019 California State History Teacher of the Year, was interviewed by The Rafu Shimpo: Los Angeles Japanese Daily News and the Arcadia Patch and was featured on her local ABC Eyewitness News website.

Carla Flanhofer, 2019 Colorado State History Teacher of the Year, was featured in a story from the Colorado Hometown Weekly.

Karen M. Cook, 2019 Connecticut State History Teacher of the Year, talks about what inspired her to become a history teacher in the Norwich Bulletin.

Amy King, 2019 North Carolina State History Teacher of the Year, was interviewed extensively about her father’s influence on her as a teacher and historian in the North Carolina State University College of Education News.

Doug Logan, 2019 Kentucky State History Teacher of the Year, was celebrated by the Kentucky Historical Society.

John Zingale, 2019 Washington State History Teacher of the Year, was featured in a KGW-TV/NBC affiliate story about his approach to classroom projects after winning the award.