One award of $1,000 to an outstanding New Hampshire K-12 teacher who has demonstrated excellence in teaching social studies. Nominees should: (a) demonstrate the ability of helping young people understand the importance of the social studies, (b) participate in social studies-related activities in the life of the school community, and (c) have a record of involvement and achievement as a social studies professional beyond the individual’s own classroom and school.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
The nominee must currently teach K-12 social studies in New Hampshire.
Nominations may be made by anyone, but must include the following:
1. Completed cover sheet (attached to this page)
2. A letter of nomination identifying the nominee’s qualifications and achievements (maximum 2 pages)
3. Optional (but encouraged): Any supporting evidence of the nomination (maximum 10 pages)
Please mail the completed nomination packet by January 15, 2016 to:
Nancy Gagnon, NHCSS President
309 Wilson Hill
Francestown, NH 03403
Estimated Size of Grant
The NHCSS Teacher of the Year will be honored at the New Hampshire “Excellence in Education Program” (known as the “EDies”) in June 2016.
In addition, the recipient will be awarded a year’s membership in NHCSS, will be recognized at the NHCSS Annual Conference in the fall of 2016, and will receive an award of $1,000.
Any questions may be directed to Nancy Gagnon, at email@example.com (please reference the award in the subject line).