The NNSTOY Resource Library is a collection of research reports, policy briefs, white papers, and other powerful documents that focus on today’s key topics in education. Browse our virtual library and review the topics that interest you.

NNSTOY Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for providing direction to and overseeing the affairs of the NNSTOY in the interests of the membership.  It consists of State Techers of the Year and other professionals. 

Member Blog

By Allison Riddle As an elementary teacher, I don’t often get to see where my students end up in life. Colleagues teaching in high school watch their students climb the stage at graduation, winning scholarships and awards I rarely hear about.

Leigh VandenAkker, Utah State Teacher of the Year 2012

Leigh VandenAkker, Utah State Teacher of the Year 2012


2013 Utah Teacher of the Year

Leigh M. VandenAkker is Utah’s 2012 Teacher of The Year and winner of Utah’s 2011 Golden Apple Award.  As co-author of Techniques for Tough... read more

Current Education News

In a Flash Poll conducted June 6-17, 2016, members of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year indicated that states and districts are doing little to engage them around the new Every Student Succeeds Act, as required by law. Data from... read more


Current News Melody Arabo (Minnesota 2015) co-authored a report recently released by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, The Right Tool for the Job: Improving Reading and Writing in the Classroom. Mike Soskil's (Pennsylvania 2017) article... read more

Teachers Leading Discussion Forum

We would like to invite you to join the conversation on our Teachers Leading discussion forum.  There is great conversation throughout the year about great teaching.

NNSTOY Video Series

Charlotte Danielson

Charlotte Danielson

“As schools around the world work to strengthen teaching, the role of teacher leaders has become central to the essential work of building capacity.”


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