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 in October 2018, 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.
Nominations will be open from May 1-mid September, 2018.
In late September 2018, 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, Johnston
2015: Lynda Niffenegger, 5th grade teacher, Crossroads Park Elementary School, West Des Moines
2016: Jenny Sinclair, 4th grade teacher, Lakewood Elementary, Norwalk
2017: Sr. Donna Demmer, 5th grade teacher, Resurrection Catholic School, Dubuque