Maine’s History Teacher of the Year nominations due Feb. 1

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Preserve America and the History Channel annually recognize outstanding American history teachers at the state and national levels. Nominees may be any full-time educators of grades K-12 who teach American history (as a separate subject or through social studies, reading, language arts and other subjects). State winners receive a $1,000 prize and an archive of classroom resources. One national winner receives a $10,000 prize. 

The 2014 will honor middle and high school teachers (7-12).  Nominations are due by Feb. 1.  For more information and to complete a short nomination form, visit the History Teacher of the Year pages of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s website. 

For more information, contact Kristie Littlefield at  kristie.littlefield@maine.gov or 624-6828.