Get the latest on Milken Educator Award notifications as Lowell Milken travels the country honoring exceptional educators.
Get an in-depth look at what earned this Indiana school a $50,000 award from the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching.
The Education Commission of the States presents the 2017 James Bryant Conant Award to Lowell Milken at this year's National Forum on Education Policy.
Highlights from three incredible decades of the nation's oldest teacher recognition program of its kind, The Milken Educator Awards.
"We must be able to put in place models in which teachers can grow professionally to reach their potential."
Named the 2017 James Bryant Conant Award recipient by the Education Commission of the States, Lowell Milken has dedicated his time, knowledge and resources to create opportunities for people and communities to achieve excellence.
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.
Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, talks with East End Prep students in Nashville, TN, where he has traveled to surprise one of the school's teachers with a Milken Educator Award.
A tribute to the influential education leader's life and legacy
Recently, Dr. Scott Ridley — an individual who played a remarkable role in revolutionizing the way teachers are prepared for the realities of today’s classrooms — passed away. His creativity, boldness, and vision will be sorely missed. His legacy not only leaves an indelible mark on generations of teachers, students, and families in communities across the country, but also carries with it lessons that universities and school districts should consider for achieving their joint mission of preparing our teacher force.
Ridley was a man of action who understood the urgency of improving the educational opportunities offered to prospective school leaders, teachers, and students... Read the full article here.
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