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

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, 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 2015 award will honor K-6 teachers. Nominations are due by Feb. 1. For more details 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 Maine DOE Social Studies Specialist Kristie Littlefield at kristie.littlefield@maine.gov or 624-6828.