TEACHER OF THE YEAR

SMART/MAHER CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION

Contact your local VFW Post to participate.

State Chairman
Chad Long
706-975-3421 (c) PHONE
Chad_long75@outlook.com EMAIL

State Awards
  • Grades 9-12  $200 and Citation
  • Grades 6-8  $200 and Citation
  • Grades K-5  $200 and Citation
The State winners will be honored at the Awards Banquet at the Mid-Winter meeting in Macon on Saturday, February 16, 2018.

Eligibility
Elementary, Junior High, and High School teachers who teach citizenship education topics, regularly teaching (at least half of the school day in a classroom environment), and promote America's history, traditions and institutions effectively.

National Award
National winners at each level receive $1,000 plus $1,000 to their school, plaque for both the teacher and the school, all-expense paid trip to the VFW National Convention

Where to Start?
Nominations can be submitted by fellow teachers, supervisors, or other interested individuals. Self-nominees are not eligible. 
Full Rules and Eligibility Information.
 
Online Application Form

Posts will recognize one outstanding teacher in grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Deadlines

Student entry to Post               October 31, 2018
Post judging completed           November 15, 2018
District judging completed       December 4, 2018
State judging completed           January 7, 2019
District reports to State             January 15, 2019
State winners to National          January 15, 2019
State reports to National            January 31, 2019

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