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Silverberg Leadership Award

Created By

EL Education

Who inspires you?

Nominate your leader to receive the 2018 Silverberg Leadership Award! Nominations will be received on a rolling basis from May 1 - June 11, 2018. For more information about this annual award, please review the Educator Awards FAQ. Have questions? Email awards@ELeducation.org. 

Created By

EL Education

Who inspires you?

Nominate your leader to receive the 2018 Silverberg Leadership Award! Nominations will be received on a rolling basis from May 1 - June 11, 2018. For more information about this annual award, please review the Educator Awards FAQ. Have questions? Email awards@ELeducation.org. 

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 

Nomination Requirements

Submit a letter of support, no more than two pages in length, that explains how your leader exemplifies the award criteria. Letters must be signed by at least two teachers. We also recommend sharing an artifact that further illustrates the nominee’s qualifications. Submit materials by June 11th to awards@ELeducation.org through the Nominate button or by email. 


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

Watch 2017 Silverberg Leadership Award recipient Michelle Navarre's speech

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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