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Gilder Lehrman Preserve American History Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations Oregon Teachers!

The Preserve America History Teacher of the Year Award honors outstanding teachers of American history across the country. The History Teacher of the Year Award, under the rubric of Preserve America, recognizes outstanding American history teachers from elementary school through high school, and the crucial importance of American history education. Finalists are selected from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense schools, and U.S. Territories. From these local winners, a national honoree is recognized as the National Preserve America History Teacher of the Year.

Additional information can be found at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History web site.

Oregon History Teacher of the Year Winners

  • 2016 - Andrew Demko

    Rainier Junior/Senior High School

  • 2015 - Sarah Segal

    Hood River Middle School

  • 2014 - Clint Rodreick

    Phoenix High School

  • 2013 - Anna Meunier

    Jacksonville Elementary School

  • 2012 - Sol Joye

    Neil Armstrong Middle School, Forest Grove School District

  • 2011 - Karen Olsen

    McCornack Elementary School, Eugene School District

  • 2010 - Marsha Klosterman

    Siuslaw Middle School, Florence - Siuslaw School District

  • 2009 - Patty Sage

    Guy Lee Elementary, Springfield - Springfield School District

  • 2008 - Ernest Sowards

    Lord High School, Woodburn - Willamette ESD

  • 2007 - Margaret Cowens

    Manzanita Elementary, Grants Pass - Three Rivers School District

  • 2006 - Lois Cowell

    South Middle School, Grants Pass - Three Rivers School District

  • 2005 - James Harms

    Waldo Middle School, Salem - Salem/Keizer School District

  • 2004 - Kristie Duyckinck

    Century High School, Hillsboro - Hillsboro School District