Teacher of the Year

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March 2017 Application packets available
August 11, 2017 (CST) Postmarked or Submitted deadline for receipt of applications
August/September 2017 Finalists will be selected and notified
September 2017 Finalists will be interviewed in Lincoln
November 8, 2017 Recognition luncheon

Congratulations! Michelle Helt of South Sioux City
2018 Nebraska Teacher of the Year


For more information:
News Release

Congratulations! Amber Vlasnik of Lincoln
2017 Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Amber Vlasnik

For more information:
News Release
Channel 10/11 Pure Nebraska story (November 7, 2016)
Brochure – Workshop Presentations provided by Amber Vlasnik
Congratulations to the 2017 National Teacher of the Year finalists! #ntoy17

Amber Vlasnik, 2017 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, at the White House for the 
National Teacher of the Year announcement on April 26, 2017. 
Photo Courtesy of Ronald Sachs

Congratulations Amber Vlasnik

Nebraska Teacher of the Year, Amber Vlasnik, and four other State Teachers of the Year will have an educational opportunity to participate in the 2017 EF Education First Professional Development tour to Helsinki & Milan.

More than 60 educators from across the United States will travel to Helsinki and Milan where they will join more than 1500 students for a  leadership summit in Milan. This program will be a great opportunity for teachers to travel with fellow educators, explore the education system and culture in Finland, and participate in a Global Leadership Summit featuring keynote speakers Anthony Bourdain and Raj Patel. This leadership conference will delve into an exciting theme, The Future of Food.

Congratulations @AmberVlasnik
Thank You @efnorthamerica and @CCSSO

Nebraska Teachers of the Year:

2016 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, Tim Royers, attended the Extra Yard for Teachers Summit and was honored during the College Football National Championship Game January 7-9, 2017
Royers Extra Yard Trip
#ntoy16 #TOYChampExperience

Nebraska Teachers of the Year represent the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics Board on November 5, 2016
Amber Vlasnik (2017), 2016 Treasurer; Shelby Aaberg (2015), 2016 President; and Angela Mosier (2013), 2015 Past President

NATMathematics Nebraska Teachers

Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Nebraska Teachers of the Year attended a meeting, prior to the
2017 Awards of Excellence Luncheon on November 3, 2016.
(front row, left to right) Kristi Bundy (2014); Maddie Fennell (2007);
De Tonack (1992); Patsy Koch-Johns (2006); and Mary Schlieder (2008).
(back row, left to right) Dan McCarthy (2009); Tim Royers (2016); Will Locke (1981); John Heineman (2000); Amber Vlasnik (2017); Bob Feurer (2011) and
Mary Jane Caffey (2001).

Congratulations to Shelby Aaberg, 2015 Nebraska Teacher of the Year.
Click here for more information: PAEMSTOn July 1, 2015, President Obama named 108 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Gering Citizen Article: A Tale of Two Teachers: GHS Class of 2000 produces two Teachers of the Year

Nebraska Teachers of the Year at NNSTOY Conference

Pictured from left to right: Shelby Travis Aaberg (2015); Barbara Hopkins (1988);
Maddie Fennell (2007); and Angela Mosier (2013)
Nebraska Teachers of the Year in Salt Lake City, Utah for the National Network
of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) “Transformers: Innovating Education”
Annual Conference, July 7-10, 2015.

Angela Mosier, 2013 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, KETV News Coverage at the White House

Sharing the Light Presentation at the
Teacher of the Year and Excellence in Teaching Awards Luncheon
November 8, 2012

Teacher of the Year Video from
Commissioner of Education’s
2011 Administrators’ Days Keynote