Teaching Profession The National Teacher of the Year Award: A 'Call to Service' or a 'Popularity Contest'?
Educators and past finalists weigh in on the National Teacher of the Year award.
Teaching Profession Meet the 5 Teachers Being Considered for National Teacher of the Year
From P.E. to culturally responsive teaching, the finalists all find ways to connect to their students.
Teaching Profession White House Decorations Include Teacher and Student Art. Why Educators Say That's Meaningful
Students portrayed their families, their hobbies, and their dreams for the future in the ornaments they created for the White House.
Equity & Diversity Citing Anti-Gay Discrimination, a Teacher of the Year Leaves the Classroom
Kentucky's 2022 Teacher of the Year Willie Carver Jr. said he had been unable to find support from his school administration.
Teaching Profession Nation's Top Teachers Bask in White House Spotlight
The national and state teachers of the year were honored by the president and first lady in a White House ceremony.
Teaching Profession Video 2022 National Teacher of the Year: ‘So Honored to Be a Part of This Profession’
Kurt Russell, a history teacher from Oberlin, Ohio, shares his outlook on the profession and a message for his fellow educators.
Teaching Profession Kurt Russell, a History Teacher From Ohio, Is the 2022 National Teacher of the Year
Russell will advocate for culturally responsive curricula and a more diverse teaching workforce.
Teaching Q&A Teaching the Truth in Divisive Times: A Conversation With the Nation's Top Teachers
The four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year award share how they handle teaching science and history at a turbulent moment.
Teaching Profession Q&A 'Let's Trust Our Teachers': National Award Finalists on Why Public Support Is Crucial
The four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year award share what keeps them in the classroom at a time of intense stress.
Teaching Profession Meet the 4 Finalists for the 2022 National Teacher of the Year
The four finalists hail from Colorado, Hawaii, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and were recognized for their dedication to student learning.
Teaching Profession Maryland Teacher Wins $1 Million Global Prize
Keishia Thorpe received the prize for her work teaching immigrant and refugee students and helping them attend college.
Teaching Profession Joe and Jill Biden Honor Teachers at Long-Delayed White House Ceremony
The president, with the first lady in attendance, called teachers the "single most consequential people in the world beyond our parents."
Teaching Profession Video 2021 National Teacher of the Year: Special Education Is the 'Heartbeat' of Schools
Juliana Urtubey, an elementary special education teacher in Las Vegas, is the third special educator to receive the national honor in the program's nearly seven-decade history.
Teaching Profession Juliana Urtubey, an Elementary Special Educator, Is the 2021 National Teacher of the Year
Known as Ms. Earth for her work with school gardens, Urtubey is a National Board-certified teacher in Las Vegas.