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National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program

Since 1952, this prestigious national honors program has focused public attention on excellence in teaching.

Meet the Chiefs

Our membership is comprised of chief state school officers in each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and five U.S. extra-state jurisdictions.

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