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The Fishman Prize

Type: Foundations
Source: The New Teacher Project
Program: The Fishman Prize
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Fishman Prize, an applicant must:

1. Be a current (i.e., not former), full-time teacher;
2. Teach at a public school (including charter schools); and
3. Teach at a school where at least 40% of all students are eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (or a Title I school).

In addition to meeting the above eligibility requirements, successful candidates must demonstrate:

• An extraordinary ability to lead students from all backgrounds to academic excellence;
• A keen understanding of effective instructional practice and an ability to articulate it clearly; and
• A passion for teaching and a deep commitment to advancing the teaching profession.
Purpose: Launched In 2012, The $25,000 Fishman Prize For Superlative Classroom Practice Is An Annual Award For Exceptionally Effective Teachers Working In High-poverty Public Schools. No More Than Five Teachers Are Awarded The Prize Each Year. The Prize Is Named For Shira Fishman, A TNTP-trained Math Teacher Currently Teaching At McKinley Technology High School In Washington, DC.

In Addition To Receiving $25,000 Each, Fishman Prize Winners Participate In An Intensive Summer Residency During Which They Reflect On Their Classroom Practice, Explore The Larger Issues That Shape Their Profession, And Write A Short Paper On The Elements Of Effective Teaching. The Residency Allows The Winners To Share Their Expertise With Educators Across The Country Without Taking Time Away From The Classrooms Where They Do Their Best Work.
Deadline: 12-03-2013
Award Max: $25,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: Award.
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