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 2017 nominees to submit supporting materials: April 30, 2017
  • 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.