Press Releases

The Milken Educator Awards Celebrates 30 Years of Teaching Excellence
October 05, 2016
Called the ‘Oscars of Teaching,’ the Milken Educator Awards is the oldest teacher recognition program of its kind in the Nation, and has given $68 million in awards.

National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Receives Federal TIF Grant
September 30, 2016
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) has received a $49 million, five-year federal Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant.

LMI Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs Awarded to Innovative Medical Device Startup
pasCARE, UCLA School of Law, Sandler Prize
April 13, 2016
The Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs was awards to pasCARE, an innovative medical device startup.

In The News

Unsung Heroes Art Competition Awards $7,500 Grand Prize Announced

April 01, 2016
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung
Fort Scott, KS


Education Week Shares Advice from 2016-17 Milken Educator Award Recipients
December 08, 2016
Education Week Teacher reached out to a few of this year's Milken Educator awardees by email to ask: What advice would you offer K-12 teachers and leaders for how to create a successful classroom?

Hall of Unsung Heroes Grand Opening Remarks
May 24, 2016
Lowell Milken speaks to honor the Grand Opening of the Center for Unsung Heroes on May 24th, 2016.

Commencement Remarks to 2015 Graduating Class of Chapman University
May 23, 2015
Lowell Milken's commencement remarks to the 2015 graduating of of the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University.

Recent Video

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New Orleans Teacher Catherine Randall Becomes a Louisiana Milken Educator

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Think About This: Progress Report on the State of American Education

Recent Photos

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Media Interviews at Devon Willis-Jones Milken Educator Awards Assembly

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Lowell Milken speaks with newest KS Milken Educator Stephanie Conklin

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TAP Master Teacher Aimee Schade Wins IN Milken Educator Award

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Jayda Pugliese Announced as PA Milken Educator Award Recipient

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Lowell Milken with Photojournalist Therese Frere at Hall of Unsung Heroes Grand Opening

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New Center for Unsung Heroes Grand Opening Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

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Southport Elementary and Perry Township Schools Wins 2016 TAP Founder's Award

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2016 National TAP Conference Welcome Address

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2015 Milken Educator Award Recipient Ryan Moore with daughter and Lowell Milken

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Lowell Milken Accepts Honorary Doctorate from Chapman University

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Lowell Milken Speaks at 2015 Chapman University Commencement

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Ana Gutierrez Milken Educator Awards Notification

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Lowell Milken Moderates Education Reform Panel at 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference

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The TAP System: Advancing Educator Effectiveness in Practice Panel Discussion

State Education Reform and the Role of Teacher Effectiveness Panel at 2013 TAP Conference

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2013 TAP Ambassador Awards