The Nebraska Department of Education is seeking nominations for the 2014 Nebraska American History Teacher of the Year.
The Nebraska State History Teacher of the Year will receive a check for $1,000, historical teaching materials and will be eligible for the National History Teacher of the Year Award, which includes a $10,000 award.
All nominations must be submitted by Feb. 1 on the Gilder Lehrman website at: http://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/national-history-teach... 
Only middle school and high school teachers in grades 7-12 will be considered for the 2014 award. The award alternates yearly between elementary and middle/high school teachers.
Anyone - a student, parent, colleague, school official - familiar with a teacher's work may nominate a 7th -12th grade teacher for the award.
For more information contact Harris Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org  or 402-471-2449.