Read about awards for teachers, including the National Teacher of the Year award, and the teachers who win them
Teaching Profession In Their Own Words 'I Was Not Done': How Politics Drove This Teacher of the Year Out of the Classroom
Karen Lauritzen was accused of being a pro-LGBTQ+ activist. The consequences derailed her career.
Teaching Video VIDEOS: Tips for New Teachers From State Teachers of the Year
State teachers of the year offer tips for new teachers on a range of topics.
Teaching Video Tips From Acclaimed Teachers: Building a Network of Supportive Peers
State teachers of the year offer advice on finding mentors and building a support system within the school building.
Teaching Profession Q&A An Award-Winning Rookie Teacher Talks About Her First Year
Stick to a routine and be consistent, advises Los Angeles teacher Lauryn Merriweather.
Teaching Profession Teaching Shouldn't Be a 'Life-Threatening Profession,' Biden Says
The president spoke to educators during a ceremony to honor the 2023 State Teachers of the Year.
Teaching Profession Video How the National Teacher of the Year Brings Joy to Her Classroom
Rebecka Peterson, a high school math teacher in Tulsa, Okla., is the 2023 National Teacher of the Year.
Teaching Profession Rebecka Peterson Finds the Good in Every School Day. She's the National Teacher of the Year
Peterson teaches high school math in Tulsa, Okla.
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.