Excellence in Teaching History Award

Sponsored by Pearson Education

2019 Recipent

Julie McRee

      Middleburg High School


The purpose of this award, sponsored by Pearson Education, is to recognize and celebrate a Florida teacher of history who encourages an appreciation and respect for the discipline of history, involves students in the historical process, and exhibits mastery of the subject matter.


The applicant must currently be teaching history 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]