VFW Teacher of the Year Award Nominations

Thanks to Teryl Magee, we have uncovered this terrific opportunity to honor some really great teachers.  Read on!

The VFW’s National Citizenship Education Teachers’ Award recognizes the nation’s top elementary, junior high and high school teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America’s history and traditions. Nearly 1,000 teachers are from every state, the District of Columbia and overseas. Fellow teachers, supervisors or other interested individuals can submit nominations by November 1 to your local Post.

To find out a Post in your area, contact your State Headquarters.

VFW’s National citizenship education teacher awards include:

  • $1,000 cash award for professional development to each of the top K-5, 6-8 and 9-12 teachers;
  • $1,000 award for each winning teacher’s school;
  • plaques for both the winning teacher and school;
  • an all-expense-paid trip to attend the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary National Community Service Conference in Washington, D.C. Teachers who win first place in each category will be invited to conduct a workshop at the conference.
  • The deadline is November 1.  Pick up a copy of the PDF brochure.  The VFW website is here.

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