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. 


Looking Forward

(Michael Funkhouser, West Virginia State Teacher of the Year 2013) I am closing out a 34…

De Tonack, Nebraska State Teacher of the Year 1998

De Tonack, Nebraska State Teacher of the Year 1998


1992 Nebraska Teacher of the Year

De is a semi-retired middle and high school teacher of mathematics, alternative education, and physics. She holds a B.A. double endorsement in... read more

Current Education News

The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) announced the first Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE) to empower P-12 educators with a framework for the countless ethical decisions they... read more


This post is by Sam Chaltain, a DC-based writer about issues of teaching and learning. To learn more, visit It may seem crazy to seed an idea that is intended to put you out of business – yet that’s exactly what Dayton... 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.

CCSS Stoy Video Series

Joanne Weiss, Chief of Staff, Arne Duncan

Joanne Weiss, Chief of Staff, Arne Duncan

May 4, 2011, CCSSO NTOY Gala

“More than ever, we need teachers’ voices to be heard.. We at the Department look forward to being your partners in defining a path to offer world-class education for every child in America.”

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