Each year, Humanities Texas presents three awards recognizing and encouraging excellence in teaching the humanities in Texas schools. Humanities Texas provides each recipient with a $5,000 cash award and an additional $500 for their respective schools to purchase humanities-based instructional materials.
Texas teachers must be nominated by administrators, colleagues, parents, students, or members of the general public.
Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities
Twelve teachers receive this award.
Linden Heck Howell Outstanding Teaching of Texas History
One teacher receives this award.
Outstanding Early-Career Teaching
Two teachers receive this award.