“At last there is an award for those in the trenches.” - Barbara Seagram

The ABTA Master Point Press Teacher of the Year Award honors and celebrates the teachers who go the extra mile for their students, the bridge teachers who make the game come alive, who keep students coming back for more. Read more about the Teacher of the Year Award, or check out our interviews with past winners.

Does your teacher give lessons that are funny and memorable? Do they have a way of making difficult concepts easy to understand? Have they done something noteworthy for the game in your community? If so, tell us about it, and nominate your teacher for the Teacher of the Year Award!

Curious about how teachers are evaluated for the Teacher of the Year Award? Want to know if you or your teacher is eligible? Read our Eligibility and Selection Criteria