The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards

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The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards

  

Sponsored by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Website:http://education.kennedy-center.org/education/sondheim/
Contact:The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20566

Phone: 800.444.1324; 202.467.4600
Email: dl@kennedy-center.org
Description:Each year, the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards solicits nominations from the general public and notable public figures, providing the opportunity to submit stories about teachers and professors who made a significant difference in their lives. Stories must be a single, specific interaction between a teacher and their student that had a significant impact on the student.

On March 22, Stephen Sondheim's birthday, a select number of these teachers each receive the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award in appreciation for their contributions to the field of teaching. Awardees are also showcased, along with the people they inspired, on the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards website.

Nominators must be age 18 or older and must have been the nominee’s student. Nominators must no longer be enrolled in the school where the nominee was their teacher. Teachers in any subject area from any US school, school system, college, or university are eligible for nomination.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Grants of $10,000 are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due December 31, 2018.
Focus:General Education, Professional Development
Grade Level(s):Adult
State(s):National
 
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