Lowell Milken shares his thoughts on the opening of the innovative new Hall of Unsung Heroes: "Thanks to the scholarship, resources, and creativity that will emanate from this new space and beyond, millions more students, educators and communities will have the opportunity to interact with us."
"We must be able to put in place models in which teachers can grow professionally to reach their potential."
Get an in-depth look at what earned this Indiana school a $50,000 award for excellence.
April 12, 2016: After a public round of competition involving five finalist teams, a panel of distinguished judges announced that the 100K Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs was awarded to pasCARE, an innovative medical device startup.
Creating opportunities for people and communities to achieve excellence has been Lowell Milken's lifelong pursuit. At the crux of that pursuit and passion has been education reform. Through his business ventures and philanthropic efforts, Lowell has provided thousands of students with high-quality teachers, thousands of talented teachers with powerful opportunities for recognition, career advancement and professional growth, and hundreds of organizations with the ideas and resources they need to make a difference in the world.
TAP in Focus VI features an essay by NIET Chairman and TAP Founder Lowell Milken on the distinct difference that TAP educators make in classrooms throughout the country.
Over the last three decades, I have visited thousands of classrooms and engaged in discussion with educators working in diverse communities across the nation. I have consistently seen what research and my own personal experience confirm: that the educator in the classroom is the most important school-based element in student learning growth...
September 15, 2016
KATC News (ABC Affiliate)
New Orleans, LA
April 01, 2016
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung
Fort Scott, KS
November 18, 2015
ABC 7 News