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Wyoming History Day Teacher of Merit Award


The purpose of this award is to recognize teachers who effectively teach history and analytical skills while fostering creativity.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Teachers must have students entered in the current year's Wyoming State History Day Contest
  • The teacher who is selected will be eligible for the consideration for the National History Day Teacher of Merit Award
  • The teacher who is selected is required to submit a brief essay on how they use history day in the classroom and at least 3 letters of support from students, parents or administrators to the State Coordinator by April 1, of the current year.
  • The teacher who is selected may be eligible to have a portion of the cost of their travel to the national contest underwritten by Wyoming State History Day.

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