Outstanding educators who continue to learn are essential to the fostering of student growth, the improvement of schools, and enhancing the teaching profession.
Hence, the goals of the Milken Educator Awards are:
Based on guidelines established by the Foundation, participating states’ departments of education appoint blue-ribbon committees that recommend candidates for selection. Identification and selection procedures are confidential, and the program does not include a formal nomination or application procedure.
The criteria for the selection of outstanding elementary and secondary school teachers, principals and other education professionals as Milken Educators include all of the following:
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