Unsung Heroes Awards Program for K-12 educators
[posted from Public Education Network newsblast]
Unsung Heroes Awards Program
Presented by financial services company ING and managed by Scholarship America, the Unsung Heroes Awards program recognizes kindergarten through 12th-grade educators across the United States for their innovative teaching methods, creative educational projects, and ability to make a positive influence on the children they teach. All K-12 education professionals are eligible for the program. Each year, 100 finalists are selected to receive $2,000 awards. Of the 100 finalists, three are selected for additional financial awards. First Place gets an additional $25,000; 2nd Place gets an additional $10,000; and 3rd Place receives an additional $5,000. The deadline for application is April 30, 2004 and winners will be announced in Fall 2004.
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