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National Teachers of the Year 1952 - 2005

2006 -- Kimberly Oliver -- Kindergarten, Broad Acres Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD. -- ntoy2006@ccsso.org

2005 -- Jason Kamras -- Mathematics, John Philip Sousa Middle School, Washington, D.C. -- ntoy2005@ccsso.org

2004 -- Kathy Mellor -- English as a Second Language, Davisville Middle School; North Kingstown, Rhode Island -- ntoy2004@ccsso.org

2003 -- Betsy Rogers -- Elementary, 1-2 (looping), Leeds Elementary School, Jefferson County Public Schools, Birmingham, Alabama -- brogers852@aol.com

2002 -- Chauncey Veatch -- Social Studies, Cochella Valley High School, Thermal, California -- cveatch@rcoe.k12.ca.us
 
2001 -- Michele Forman -- Social Studies, Middlebury Union High School, Middlebury, Vermont -- mforman@acsu.k12.vt.us

2000 -- Marilyn Jachetti Whirry, Ph.D. -- English, Mira Costa High School, Manhattan Beach, California --

1999 -- Andy Baumgartner -- Kindergarten, A. Brian Merry Elementary School, Augusta, Georgia --  cisbaum@comcast.net

1998 -- Philip Bigler -- Humanities/History, Thomas Jefferson High School, Alexandria, Virginia -- philipb445@aol.com

1997 -- Sharon M. Draper -- English, Language Arts, Walnut Hills High School, Cincinnati, Ohio -- sharondraper@mindspring.com

1996 -- Mary Beth Blegen -- History, Humanities, Writing, Worthington Senior High School, Worthington, Minnesota -- marybeth@marybethblegen.com

1995 -- Elaine B. Griffin -- 4-10 Self Contained Classroom, Chiniak School, Chiniak, Alaska -- nedgriffin@hotmail.com

1994 -- Sandra L. McBrayer -- Self Contained Classroom, Homeless Outreach School, San Diego, California -- ntoy94@aol.com

1993 -- Tracey Leon Bailey -- Science, Satellite High School, Satellite Beach, Florida bailey@nationalteacherusa.org

1992 -- Thomas A. Fleming -- Special Education, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Ann Arbor, Michigan -- emu_fleming@online.emich.edu

1991 -- Rae Ellen McKee -- Remedial Reading, Slanesville Elementary School, Slanesville, West Virginia -- wvntoy@sbcglobal.net 

1990 -- Janis T. Gabay -- English , Junipero Serra High School, San Diego, California -- jgabay@ucsd.edu

1989 -- Mary V. Bicouvaris -- Government/International Relations, Bethel High School, Hampton, Virginia --

1988 -- Terry Weeks -- Social Studies, Central Middle School, Murfreesboro, Tennessee -- tweeks@frank.mtsu.edu

1987 -- Donna H. Oliver -- Biology, Hugh M. Cummings High School, Burlington, North Carolina -- oliver@bennett1.bennett.edu

1986 -- Guy R. Doud -- Language Arts, Brainerd Senior High School, Brainerd, Minnesota --
guydoud@charter.net

1985
-- Therese Knecht Dozier -- World History, Irmo High School, Columbia, South Carolina -- terrydozier@earthlink.net

1984 -- Sherleen S. Sisney -- History, Economics and Political Science , Ballard High School, Louisville, Kentucky -- gspsisney@ntr.net

1983 -- LeRoy E. Hay , Ph.D. -- English, Manchester High School, Manchester, Connecticut -- leehay@aol.com

1982 -- Bruce E. Brombacher -- Mathematics, Jones Junior High School, Upper Arlington, Ohio -- bbrombacher@uaschools.org

1981 -- Jay Sommer -- Foreign Languages, New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle, New York -- verano10@aol.com

1980 -- Beverly J. Bimes-Michalak -- English, Hazelwood East High School, St. Louis, Missouri -- b_michalak@fandm.edu

1979 -- Marilyn W. Black -- Elementary Art, Bernice A. Ray School, Hanover, New Hampshire -- willy.black@valley.net

1978 -- Elaine Barbour -- Sixth Grade, Coal Creek Elementary, Montrose, Colorado

1977 -- Myrra L. Lee -- Social Living, Helix High School, La Mesa, California -- toy77@aol.com

1976 -- Ruby S. Murchison -- Social Studies, Washington Drive Junior High, Fayetteville, North Carolina -- flossie701@aol.com

1975 -- Robert G. Heyer -- Science, Johanna Junior High School, St. Paul, Minnesota

1974 -- Vivian Tom -- Social Studies, Lincoln High School, Yonkers, New York -- vivian_tom@worldnet.att.net

1973 -- John A. Ensworth -- Sixth Grade, Kenwood School, Bend, Oregon -- jrwilliams@cornet.com

1972 -- James M. Rogers -- American History and Black Studies, Durham High School, Durham, North Carolina -- jamesrogers@mediaone.net

1971 -- Martha M. Stringfellow -- First Grade, Lewisville Elementary, Chester County,
South Carolina --

1970 -- Johnnie T. Dennis -- Physics and Math Analysis, Walla Walla High School, Walla Walla, Washington -- jdennis@fibercruiser.com

1969 -- Barbara Goleman -- Language Arts, Miami Jackson High School, Miami, Florida -- marbal2@aol.com

1968 -- David E. Graf -- Vocational Education and Industrial Arts, Sandwich Community High School, Sandwich, Illinois

1967 -- Roger H. Tenney -- Music, Owatonna Junior-Senior High School, Owatonna, Minnesota -- rog10e@aol.com

1966 -- Mona W. Dayton -- First Grade, Walter Douglas Elementary School, Tucson, Arizona

1965 -- Richard E. Klinck -- Sixth Grade, Reed Street Elementary, Wheat Ridge, Colorado

1964 -- Lawana Trout -- English, Charles Page High School, Sand Springs, Oklahoma -- ltrout@worldnet.att.net

1963 -- Elmon S. Ousley -- Speech, American Government, Bellevue Senior High School, Bellevue, Washington --

1962 -- Marjorie French -- Mathematics, Topeka High School, Topeka, Kansas --

1961 -- Helen Adams -- Kindergarten, Cumberland Public School, Cumberland, Wisconsin

1960 -- Hazel B. Davenport -- First Grade, Central Elementary School, Beckley, West Virginia --

1959 -- Edna Donley -- Mathematics and Speech, Alva High School, Alva, Oklahoma-

1958 -- Jean Listebarger Humphrey -- Second Grade, Edwards Elementary, Ames, Iowa

1957 -- Eugene G. Bizzell -- Speech, English and Debate, A.N. McCallum High School, Austin, Texas - and
Mary F. Schwarz -- Third Grade, Bristol Elementary, Kansas City, Missouri -- mfa2000@aol.com

1956 -- Richard M. Nelson -- Science, Flathead County High School, Kalispell, Montana -- rmnkal94@centurytel.net

1955 -- Margaret Perry -- Fourth Grade, Monmouth Elementary, Monmouth, Oregon

1954 -- Willard C. Widerberg -- Seventh Grade, DeKalb Junior High School, DeKalb, Illinois -- dwg2159@aol.com

1953 -- Dorothy Hamilton -- Social Studies, Milford High School, Milford, Connecticut

1952 -- Geraldine Jones -- First Grade, Hope Public School, Santa Barbara, California


Deceased




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