2016 nominations are now closed. Check back in May 2017 to nominate a teacher in 2017.
Do you know a teacher who brings history to life for his or her students? If so, nominate your teacher for the LHF Teacher of the Year Award!
The award winner will be recognized at the Living History Farms’ Farmstasia event on October 8, 2016, and will receive:
Problems or questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations can come from the teacher, the teacher’s principal, superintendent, peers, or a parent of one of the teacher’s students.
In late September 2016, a sub-committee of the LHF Education Advisory Committee will select the recipient.
2010: Veralynn Schilling, 2nd grade, Abbie Sawyer Elementary School, Ames
2011: Betty Peterson, 3rd grade teacher, Baxter Elementary School, Baxter
2012: Jackie Scieszinski, 7th grade teacher, Indian Hills Junior High, West Des Moines
2013: Kris Bigler, 5th grade teacher, North Winneshiek Schools, Decorah
2014: Jeanine Lynch, Lawson Elementary School
2015: Lynda Niffenegger, 5th grade teacher, Crossroads Park Elementary School
2016: Jenny Sinclair, 4th grade teacher, Lakewood Elementary in Norwalk