Celebrating Teachers

One excellent educator will win $25,000, a trip to Hawaii, and appear in Reader’s Digest.

A Trusted Friend

Reader’s Digest unites its readers and their families like no other brand through the simplest of acts: sharing stories, laughs, and great advice. Heading into its 100th anniversary, Reader’s Digest is America’s fourth largest-circulation magazine brand, standing out more than ever in today’s cultural landscape due to its themes of optimism, faith, heroism, trust, humor, and wellness.

You Never Forget Your Favorite Teacher

Teachers are the unsung heroes who instill a love for learning, cultivate critical thinking skills, and nurture the potential of each student. Their dedication goes far beyond the classroom, influencing the character and values of the next generation. America’s Favorite Teacher reveres these mentors for holding the key to unlocking the full potential of individuals, and creating leaders who will foster a brighter future for all.

“If you look behind every exceptional person, there is an exceptional teacher.”

— Stephen Hawking
Teach for America

Finding Purpose, Fueling Potential

America’s Favorite Teacher is proud to support Teach For America in their mission to find, develop, and support equity-oriented leaders — individually and in teams — so they can transform education and expand opportunities for students. TFA consists of a network of nearly 70,000 leaders who started in the classroom and remain in lifelong pursuit of the vision that one day, all children will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.

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“Teachers shape the future of our country, and there is no greater act of leadership.”

— Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO, Teach For America
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Colossal is a nationally registered professional fundraiser that inspires people to advocate for themselves and those in need. Through online competitions like America’s Favorite Teacher, Colossal offers participants the opportunity to make their mark while also making a big impact.

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