Recipients of the Iowa Social Studies Teacher of the Year award will be recognized with an award and a one-year paid membership to the National Council for the Social Studies and the Iowa Council for the Social Studies. Winners also have the option to be nominated for the NCSS Teacher of the Year Award. The applicant must be a member of ICSS with over three years of experience and currently under contract within the State of Iowa. Categories include elementary, middle, and high school teacher of the year.
Applications include a resume and a letter of recommendation from the teacher’s principal or superintendent. Recipients of this award are encouraged to lead a session at the fall conference. Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31st.