State Chapters

NNSTOY is a professional organization of State and National Teachers of the Year and Associated Members. The lifeblood of our organization is our amazing talented educator members. These educators represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Association, and some U.S. Territories. Much of the impactful work that STOYs do is done in their states. Our state chapters are a critical part of our ability to make a difference for students, teachers, and systems. Through this page, you can access Web pages for these state organizations.

Supporting State Chapters

Leverage the membership’s teaching expertise to ensure equitable and exceptional learning opportunities


Estimated Impact

Members: 1,155*

26 current active state chapters

Our MN Chapter mobilized to work with the MN Department of Education, building a framework of leadership to promote equity. They also testified to the house education policy and finance committee.

Schools: 60,095


Our LA Chapter focused their mobilization on teacher recruitment, becoming the state affiliate holder for Louisiana Educators Rising.

Students: 31,812,917


The Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council mobilizes the 15 semifinalists to serve as an advisory group to the CT State Department of Education and offers the annual Empowered to Lead Symposium as a way to connect and support district teachers of the year and administrators from across the stated.

NNSTOY Statistics
Connecticut Colorado Georgia Illinois Kansas Maine Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana New Jersey Nevada New York North Carolina Pennsylvania Utah

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