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The New York State Teacher of the Year Program is Accepting Applications for the 2025 Teacher of the Year

January 18, 2024

Please join us in recognizing and celebrating New York State’s outstanding teachers. The Teacher of the Year is an exemplary educator who serves as an ambassador for New York State teachers and will be the state’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year. The February 1, 2024, application deadline has been extended to February 12, 2024.

Additional information including how to nominate a teacher and/or submit an application may be found on the New York State Teacher of the Year webpageQuestions may be directed to the Office of Standards & Instruction at 518-474-5922, or