Teacher of the Year

At NWEA, about 150 of us used to be classroom teachers – so we have some idea of a teacher’s daily challenges and joys. We take any chance we get to raise a glass to teachers, and we are thrilled to partner with CCSSO as sponsors of the National Teacher of the Year program—the oldest, most prestigious national program celebrating excellence in teaching.

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The 2016 Teachers of the Year from all 50 states share their reflections on the powerful moments in the daily lives of a teacher.

A father’s gift of a new life in America to the New Mexico teacher of the year.

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A government teacher from Washington on how to support new teachers and keep them in the classroom.

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Why an algebra teacher from Oklahoma decided to run for office.

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Why this teacher in Omaha, Nebraska, sees the need for social studies.

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