The National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching.
Shanna Peeples was named 2015 National Teacher of the Year on April 27, 2015.
Discover what’s new in the National Teacher of the Year Program. See the latest press releases, find out about this years finalists and the National Teacher of the Year.
Listing of the National Teachers of the Year
Every year organizations in each state choose a worthy teacher to represent the state. Check out the exceptional teachers that became the State Teacher of the Year.
Listing of the State Program Coordinators
The National Teacher of the Year is often requested to make appearances and represent the nation’s educators. Request the National Teacher to speak at your next event.
The National Teacher of the Year Program is a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers in partnership with the Voya Foundation and People to People Ambassador Programs.