Program Information & Sponsors

Maine Teacher of the Year is a program of the Maine Department of Education and is administered by Educate Maine, a business-led organization working to advance educational attainment and readiness for work among all Mainers. The program is funded by our longtime sponsors: Bangor Savings Bank (Lead), Dead River, Geiger and Hannaford, Maine Lottery, Unum and supported by partners State Board of Education and the Maine State Teacher of the Year Association, an affiliate of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY).

 

MTOY is affiliated with the National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program, established in 1952, a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers. The NTOY is chosen from among the State Teachers of the Year by a National Selection Committee representing the major national education organizations.