NHD Teacher of the Year

Seaman Middle School Teacher Nominated for NHD Teacher of the Year
Posted on 04/13/2023
SMS Social Studies Teacher Jeffrey Schuh has been named the Kansas nominee for the National History Day Teacher of the Year award. Teachers are recognized for the pivotal role they play in the lives of students and their commitment to engaging students in historical learning through innovative use of primary sources, implementation of active learning strategies to foster historical thinking skills, and participation in the National History Day Contest. Each nominee receives $500 and $10,000 to the overall Teacher of the Year. 

“This award recognizes the very best educators from across the nation and beyond,” said National History Day Executive Director Dr. Cathy Gorn. “These educators are leaders and innovators in the teaching of history. They engage their students with hands-on, inquiry-based learning with primary sources. I congratulate them on their well-deserved nominations.”

The national winner will be selected by a committee of experienced teachers and historians and announced on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at the National History Day National Contest Awards Ceremony in College Park, Maryland. Nominees’ work must clearly illustrate the development and use of creative teaching methods that engage students in history and help them make exciting discoveries about the past.