Silverberg Leadership Award

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Who inspires you?

We are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Silverberg Leadership Award. We will announce the recipient at the 2017 National Conference in Chicago. For nomination guidelines, please review the Educator Awards FAQ. The deadline to submit a nomination June 9. 

We look forward to receiving nominations from schools across the country.

Created By

EL Education

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Who inspires you?

We are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Silverberg Leadership Award. We will announce the recipient at the 2017 National Conference in Chicago. For nomination guidelines, please review the Educator Awards FAQ. The deadline to submit a nomination June 9. 

We look forward to receiving nominations from schools across the country.

Criteria

The Silverberg Leadership Award is given to a school leader who has successfully impacted student achievement outcomes through a deep implementation of EL Education practices, inspiring teachers, administrative staff, and students to embrace EL Education culture and to lead students to a superior education, enhanced character development, and sense of civic responsibility.

The leader should:

  • Catalyze positive leadership as a shared function in EL Education schools from teachers, parents, and students;
  • Inspire teachers and students to embrace the EL Education culture of quality and collegiality;
  • Create an atmosphere of engagement and high standards for both learning and character;
  • Set a “higher bar” for and recognize excellence among teachers and students; and
  • Encourage innovation while providing teachers the means to explore outstanding practices employed in the EL Education community.

Prize 

The recipient of the Silverberg Leadership Award will receive:

  • A cash prize of $5,000
  • An invitation to attend the EL Education National Conference, with all expenses paid, to receive the award 

This award is made possible by the generous support of Irwin Silverberg, Treasurer of the Board of Directors of EL Education.

Watch 2016 Silverberg Leadership Award recipient Derek Pierce's speech

Watch 2015 Silverberg Leadership Award recipient Lisa Wing's speech

Watch 2014 Silverberg Leadership Award recipient Thabiti Brown's speech

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