Harry T. Moore Teaching for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Award

sponsored by Social Studies School service

2019 Recipient

Jeffrey Draves, Viera High School


The purpose of this award is to recognize and celebrate a Florida teacher who encourages an appreciation and respect for civil rights and civil liberties as demonstrated by the example set by both Harry T. Moore, and his wife, Harriette V. Moore. This award is sponsored by Nystrom.


The applicant must currently be teaching social studies in a Florida elementary, middle, or high school. The winner must be available to attend both the annual conference and awards celebration.


Cash prize, free annual conference registration, and publication of lesson plan in Trends and Issues. Please note the winner is expected to attend the conference and the awards celebration to receive the cash prize. 


All applications must be submitted electronically. No paper applications will be considered. The decision of the selection committee are final. 

Submissions Due: August 1

Note: FCSS will not be awarding this award in the fall of 2020 as a result of the conference being canceled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Applications will still be accepted and will be considered for the 2021 award.


For more information, please contact:
                 Travis Diesel, Awards Co-Chair   [email protected]

                 Alana Simmons, Awards Co-Chair   [email protected]