Teacher of the Year Nominee Grace Díaz
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:10 AM

Ms. Díaz, a 7th grade U.S. Studies teacher, was nominated for the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year award. The award is sponsored by Patricia Behring, widow of the late Kenneth E. Behring, who previously sponsored the National History Day National Contest for many years.

Each of the 58 National History Day affiliates may nominate one middle school teacher for this award, and Ms. Díaz is the junior division nominee from Minnesota. Every nominee for the $10,000 award is a teacher who demonstrates a commitment to engaging students in historical learning through innovative use of primary sources, implementation of active learning strategies to foster historical thinking skills, and participation in the National History Day Contest. All nominees will receive $500, each, as a result of their nominations.

Congratulations to Ms. Díaz on her well-deserved nomination!