The Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award recognizes a Vermont educator in grades 6 through 12 who exemplifies excellence in the teaching of the humanities.
How to Nominate an Educator
We require a nomination letter and a second letter of support.
The documents must demonstrate how the educator goes “above and beyond” to meet the qualifications for the award.
Nominees must be a Vermont educator for grades 6 through 12 who:
- Inspires his or her students and encourages in them intellectual curiousity and a lifelong love of learning
- Possesses extraordinary knowledge, ability, and accomplishment in the teaching of language, literature, history, social studies, or other humanities fields
- Exhibits infectious enthusiasm for his/her subject and learning in general
- Embodies a commitment to the highest standards of achievement, for him/herself and students