Founded in 1899, the VFW highly supports the education of America’s youth. VFW and its Auxiliary have developed a slate of programs dedicated to helping America’s educators. VFW Citizenship Education programs stimulate interest in America’s history, traditions, Americanism, civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism.
Teachers care deeply about America and its children. They’re concerned about the perpetuation of America’s noblest traditions and highest ideals. Wouldn’t you like to see them get the honor they deserve? Now you can…
NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE DESERVING!
Have a teacher in mind? Complete the nomination form and required documentation, then submit it to your local VFW Post. The investment that a teacher makes in today’s youth will be the dividends we will all reap from future leaders.
WHO SHOULD YOU NOMINATE?
Teachers who promote civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism are prime candidates for the award. If you are or know a teacher who plans field trips to city hall, organizes community volunteer projects or invites local veterans to speak in class, anything to help students develop a better understanding of democratic values and beliefs, this award is for you/them.
HOW DO I SUBMIT A NOMINATION?
Simply fill out the entry form and submit it, along with one-page resume, as a minimum, or up to five pages as a maximum of documentation of your/their teaching experience (for example: references, news articles, etc.) and a head-and-shoulder photo if available. Please submit the form, by Oct 31, each year, to