teacher ofthe yearThe applications are due December 1, 2017 and can be submitted the following ways:

Email: download the application and email application and supporting documents to courtneys@nefb.org
Mail (postmarked by 12/1/17) send via mail to:
Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
Attn: Teacher of the Year Application
5225 S. 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68512

Download Application


Who can apply?
All certified Nebraska K-8 grade teachers presently teaching in public or non-public schools. Previous winners cannot be nominated again.

How many winners will there be?
There will be two (2) winners selected.

Who can nominate a teacher?
Students, teachers, administrators, parents, Farm Bureau members, or a teacher may self-nominate.

When will the winners be announced?
All applicants will receive notification of the results by January 15, 2018.

The two (2) winners will:

  • Receive an award and an all-expenses paid trip to the 2018 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Portland, Maine.
  • Share information with teachers on the knowledge gained at the conference.
  • Submit a digital picture of themselves teaching in their classroom.
  • Submit a copy of their school picture.

All information submitted in this application becomes the property of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and may be used in marketing and/or printed in news publications.