The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
|Source:||The Kennedy Center|
|Program:||The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards|
|Eligibility:||For The Students (Nominators):
Nominators must be at least 18 years of age.
Nominators must have been the Nominee’s student; no nominations by peers, parents of students, etc. will be accepted.
Nominators must no longer be enrolled in the school where the Nominee was their teacher.
For The Teachers (Nominees):
Nominees must be legal residents of the United States. Nominees for posthumous awards must have been legal residents of the United States.
Nominees must teach or have taught in a K-12 school, or college, or university in the United States.
Teachers of all grade levels and subject areas are eligible.
Additional Requirements For Posthumous Awards:
Nominators must designate a 501(c)3 organization or fund within a K-12 school, school system, college, or university in the United States to receive the $10,000 award in the deceased teacher's name.
Each Year, The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Will Solicit Nominations From The General Public And Notable Public Figures, Providing The Opportunity To Submit Stories About Teachers And Professors Who Made A Significant Difference In Their Lives.
On March 22, Stephen Sondheim's Birthday, A Select Number Of These Teachers Will Each Receive The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award - $10,000 In Appreciation For Their Contributions To The Field Of Teaching. Awardees Will Also Be Showcased, Along With The People They Inspired, On The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Web Site.
The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Were Created In 2010 In Honor Of Stephen Sondheim's 80th Birthday And Were Initiated And Funded Through The Generous Support Of Freddie And Myrna Gershon.
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