Preschool teacher Tabatha Rosproy, a Kansas-NEA member, is the first early childhood educator to win the honor.
Doing what is best for students may mean taking action outside the classroom. “We have to be willing to get uncomfortable,” says Mandy Manning.
NEA hosts Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly June 25–July 5 in Boston.
2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes on supporting new educators, teaching social justice and advocating for students.