Press Releases

G.W. Carver Primary School Named 2017 TAP Founder's Award Recipient
2017 TAP Conference
March 25, 2017
The TAP Founder's award, created by Lowell Milken, recognizes Carver Primary School's efforts to advance educator effectiveness and student learning

Lowell Milken Named 2017 James Bryant Conant Award Recipient
March 25, 2017
The Education Commission of the States has given Lowell Milken this years's James Bryant Conant Award, one of education’s most prestigious honors.

2017 TAP Founder's Award Finalists Announced
March 03, 2017
Funded by the Lowell Milken Family Foundation, the TAP Founder’s Award Finalists for this year's $50,000 award...

In The News

Watch how this Bellflower teacher reacts when she gets surprised with $25,000

March 03, 2017
KPCC 89.3
Southern California Public Radio

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

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


Hoffmitz Milken Center For Typography Current Exhibition
March 13, 2017
Double Data | Typography + Data Visualization is open now through May 13, 2017.

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.

Recent Video

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Felicia Casto Wins Colorado Milken Educator Award at Rim Rock Elementary

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Lowell Milken Surprises Hawaii Teacher Kelly Sutcliffe with Milken Educator Award

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Lowell Milken Presents Hawaii Teacher Masaru Uchino with Milken Educator Award

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New Orleans Teacher Catherine Randall Becomes a Louisiana Milken Educator

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Celebrating 30 Years of Milken Educators

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Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Virtual Tour

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

Recent Photos

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Surprise Phone Call to Spouse of Latest Arizona Milken Educator Award Recipient

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Arizona Milken Educator Network Welcomes Principal Timothy Thomas.

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Felicia Casto wins Milken Educator Award at Rim Rock Elementary

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Lowell Milken Presents Hawaii Teacher Kelly Sutcliffe with Milken Educator Award

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Hawaii Teacher Masaru Uchino Presented with Milken Educator Award

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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