Get them started on a path they never imagined.

Thousands of students in classrooms across America will begin an unforgettable journey this fall. As each student steps forward to spell a word during their school bee, they are one step closer to reaching the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

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Give your students the opportunity of a lifetime — the chance to make memories and discover what they can accomplish.

Win $100 to Stock Your Classroom

We're celebrating the first birthday of our official book club, the Bee's Bookshelf! Sign up for monthly book recommendations and a fun community of middle-grade readers that you can share with your students, and we'll enter you in our sweepstakes for a $100 Target gift card.

Great Words, Great Works Book List

This year, all 450 words on the School Spelling Bee Study List come from a list of engaging, grade level-appropriate books called the Great Words, Great Works list. You can download this reading list for your students and encourage them to search for their spelling words in the context of great stories!




Championing Every Speller

Prepare Them for Success

Be Their First Champion

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is about much more than spelling, word origins and correct pronunciation. It's about inspiring confidence and a love of language that lasts a lifetime.

Our spellers are capable of more than they ever dreamed. Participating in a spelling bee teaches them valuable lessons about sportsmanship, public speaking and the value of friendship. Share the resources they need to succeed in the Bee and in life.

Behind every speller is a teacher who first believed in their potential. Take the first step on your students' journey to Washington, D.C.

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Set the Stage

We've worked closely with schools and educators since the very first National Spelling Bee in 1925. Our partnerships have helped us develop the tools teachers and students need to succeed at every level of the Bee, from the classroom all the way to Washington, D.C.

Word Club

Our online study tool helps students prepare for every round of the Bee. Word Club has the tools and resources they need for success, including free access to spelling and vocabulary materials.

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Give your students the opportunity of a lifetime — the chance to make memories and discover what they can accomplish.

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Sign up for the Bee’s biweekly e-newsletter crafted just for teachers. With educational content from Merriam-Webster, Grammar Girl, Encyclopædia Britannica and others, the Teacher’s Beehive provides you with new ideas and tips to help your students improve spelling, increase vocabulary and learn language concepts.

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