Organization of American Historians (OAH)

Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Teacher of the Year Award

The Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Teacher of the Year Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians in recognition of the contributions made by precollegiate teachers to improve history education within the field of American history.

The award, to be given for activities that enhance the intellectual development of other history teachers and/or students, memorializes the career of Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau, University of Louisville, for her pathbreaking efforts to build bridges between university and precollegiate history teachers.

The award is typically presented at the OAH Annual Meeting.

Precollegiate teachers engaged at least half time in history teaching, whether in history or social studies, are eligible.

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