TEACHER OF THE YEAR



SMART/MAHER CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION

Contact your local VFW Post to participate.

State Chairman
Ken Stanis 912-882-1253  kwstanis@tds.net

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 17, 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. 

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