Each teacher and school leader winner is awarded $7,500 that includes funding for a school project of the winner’s choice ($3,500), funding for a professional development opportunity to increase the winner’s effectiveness in the school or classroom ($1,500), and a personal stipend ($2,500).
$3,500 : PROJECT
$2,500 : PERSONAL STIPEND
$1,500 : PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Excellent educators are notified of winning the award in special surprise day ceremonies, and then celebrated in front of peers and community members at a special awards ceremony.