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…

Kevin Rutter, Illinois Teacher of the Year 2010

Kevin Rutter, Illinois Teacher of the Year 2010


2010 Illinois Teacher of the Year

Kevin Rutter has been a teacher for 15 years and currently serves as the Department Chair for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Carl... read more

National Conference 2015 Recap

CLICK HERE to read the highlights from NNSTOY 2015 Salt Lake City.

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

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CCSS Stoy Video Series

Rick Hess, Director of Education Policy Studies, AEI

Rick Hess, Director of Education Policy Studies, AEI

“Teachers creating cultures of excellence, bringing tough-minded common sense to public debate, and embracing responsibility for students and the profession, will determine whether well-intentioned education reforms and policies amount matter or not. These cage-busting teacher leaders are at the core of making a difference for kids.”


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