The Center for Civic Education, the Center on Representative Government, and the National Education Association have announced the winners of the 2022 American Civic Education Teacher Awards (ACETA): Justin T. Hubbard of Salamanca High School in Salamanca, N.Y.; Shelina Warren of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C.; and Tony Pirotta of Jule F. Sumner High School in Riverview, Fla.
The ACETA awards recognize civics and government teachers who have demonstrated exceptional expertise, dynamism, and creativity in motivating students to learn about the Constitution; U.S. government at the federal, state, and local levels; and public policy. The ACETA program also informs the public of the challenges of teaching and the different conditions under which teachers serve the public good. The awardees share a passion for civic education and its role in supporting democratic norms.