Tachau Teacher of the Year Award


To recognize the contributions made by precollegiate and classroom teachers to improve history education.


Applicants must be precollegiate teachers engaged at least half time in history teaching, with exceptional ability in initiating projects that involve students in historical research. They should also demonstrate ability in working with museums, historical preservation societies or other public history associations, and in publishing or presenting scholarship that advances education or knowledge.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

US$500, a one-year OAH membership, a one-year subscription to the OAH Magazine of History and a complimentary registration for the annual meeting. If the winner is an OAH member, the award will include a one-year renewal of membership in the awardee's name.

Application procedure

Applicants must visit the website external linkfor complete application requirements. There is no standard application form and no application fees.

Closing date

December 1st

Study Level

  • Professional development

Organization of American Historians (OAH)

The Organization of American Historians (OAH) was founded in 1907 as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and originally focused on the history of the Mississippi Valley. Now, national in scope and with approx. 11,000 members and subscribers, it is a large professional organization created and sustained for the investigation, study and teaching of American history.

Contact Details

  • www.oah.org
  • 812 855 7311
  • 812 855 0696, 812 856 3340
  • 112 N Bryan Ave
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Organization of American Historians (OAH) by using the links below.


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