Nominations for the 2018 KCSS Teacher of the Year are now being accepted at both the elementary (K-6) and secondary (7-12) levels. Winners will be announced at the fall state social studies conference and are awarded $250, conference registration, and travel expenses. Both winners are automatically considered for the Kansas State Combined Teaching Award and are also eligible for the National Council of the Social Studies Teacher of the Year.
The KCSS Judy Cromwell Excellence in Teaching Award is intended to reward and encourage high quality instruction in the social studies. Winners of the award exhibit innovative and effective instructional strategies, utilize state and national standards, foster a spirit of inquiry, develop democratic beliefs and values, and participate in professional organizations.
Complete submission packets are due by September 15th and winners will be notified by October 1st. Winners are expected to attend the fall conference on October 28th and 29th to receive their award at the Sunday night reception. Check out these details about the nominating process then click here to nominate a teacher or yourself. Questions about the process? Contact Cassie.