Education Commission of the States Awards

Posted by on October 29, 2012

Each year, the Education Commission of the States (ECS) presents awards to individuals, states, and organizations that have made significant contributions to public education. The next awards will be presented at the 2013 ECS National Forum on Education Policy in St. Louis, June 25-27.

We invite you to submit a nomination(s) for one or more of our awards.

The James Bryant Conant Award
Recognizes an individual for outstanding contributions to American education

The Frank Newman Award for State Innovation
Recognizes states and territories for innovative education reforms or programs that improve student outcomes on a large scale and have broad-based support

The ECS Corporate Award
Recognizes a for-profit corporation, nonprofit organization or foundation that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to improving public education in the United States

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

For information about how to submit a nomination, please download the nomination brochure and nomination form.

If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Normandin at 303.299.3629 or

Thank you for your continued support of the Education Commission of the States!

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