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Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award

Award to a Kentucky Teacher for
Contributions to Social Studies Education

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Foundation / Corporation

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Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS)

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Award to a Kentucky teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of social studies education. Nominations will be accepted on behalf of elementary, middle, and high school teachers who have made a positive impact on their students, other teachers, and the broader community.

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GrantWatch ID#: 181915

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominations for the 2017 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award must meet the following requirements:

-Each candidate must have completed a minimum of THREE years teaching experience.

-Must be currently teaching social studies in elementary, middle, or high schools in Kentucky.

-Nominations should be made without regard to age, sex, race, religion, disability, or national origin.

Pre-Application Information:

Administrators, parents, colleagues, students, former students, and community members are encouraged to nominate an Outstanding Social Studies Teacher. The nominator should have knowledge of the nominee’s ability to teach social studies.

Complete a nomination packet must including 2 references (forms attached). If the nominator is not the principal of the nominee, one of these references must be from the principal. Self-nominations are accepted, but reference criteria still apply.

Completed nomination packets are due to the KCSS Awards Committee Chair by September 1, 2017.

Recipients will be notified by Friday, September 15, 2017.

If chosen as a KCSS Outstanding Social Studies Teacher, the award recipient agrees to attend the KCSS 2017 Annual Conference in Frankfort at the Kentucky History Center. Registration is required.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

PO Box 7279
Louisville, KY 40257

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky