Teacher of the Year Contest - Inter-State Studio & Publishing

Tell us about a teacher who has impacted your life or the life of others!

Nominate a Teacher for Inter-State Studio Teacher of the Year! The submission period has ended. Finalists will be announced no later than May 12, 2023.

 Teachers make a difference in the lives of thousands of students and parents every day. We want to know about a special teacher who has changed your life or the lives of others. Faculty, staff, administration, parents, and students are encouraged to submit a nomination. Download our printable memo to distribute to your school community. See our full contest rules here. Submit your entry by April 28, 2023.

The entry period of this contest has ended. Finalists will be announced after May 12, 2023.


Grand Prize

$300 Classroom Grant

Peer Division Winner

$200 Classroom Grant

Student Division Winner

$200 Classroom Grant

teacher of the year prizes
teacher of the year winners


Thank you to everyone who submitted a nominee to the Inter-State Studio’s annual Teacher of the Year Contest. Throughout the years over 1,000 teachers from around the country have competed for a chance to be awarded one of three classroom grants. HERE ARE PREVIOUS YEARS WINNERS!