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Awards of $5,000 to Texas K-12 teachers to recognize excellence in humanities education. Additional funds of $1,000 will be awarded for instructional materials. Eligible educators are highly knowledgeable in their field, dedicated to teaching, and are involved in community activities and professional organizations, particularly those that promote the humanities.
In 2021, Humanities Texas will present a total of fifteen awards to exceptional Texas K–12 humanities teachers:
Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Awards
This award recognizes the exemplary contributions of teachers of humanities subjects in elementary, middle, and high schools across Texas. The top candidate will receive the James F. Veninga Outstanding Teaching of Humanities Award, an award established to honor James F. Veninga, Humanities Texas Executive Director Emeritus, for his twenty-three years of extraordinary contributions to the state council and to the public humanities. (12 recipients)
The Linden Heck Howell Outstanding Teaching of Texas History Award
This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the teaching of Texas history at the primary and secondary levels. This award was established in memory of Linden Heck Howell, former chair of the Humanities Texas Board of Directors, as a lasting tribute to her service to the organization and her commitment to the study of Texas history. (1 recipient)
The Award for Outstanding Early-Career Teaching
This award recognizes exemplary contributions of early-career humanities teachers in Texas who have completed three or fewer years of teaching. (2 recipients)
Julius Glickman Educational Leadership Award
Humanities Texas will designate one of the fifteen winners across award categories who demonstrates exceptional leadership in the educational field as a recipient of the Julius Glickman Educational Leadership Award. The award honors former Humanities Texas board member Julius Glickman for his extraordinary leadership of the organization and many others.
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In 2021, Humanities Texas will present a total of fifteen awards.
Winners in all award categories will receive $5,000, with an additional $1,000 for their schools to purchase humanities-based instructional materials.
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