RIDE coordinates the selection and recognition of several award programs: the Milken Family Foundation Educator Awards; Rhode Island Teacher of the Year; the Presidential Awards in Mathematics and Science; and Principal of the Year; as well as the Golden Apple Awards.
NEW!! RIDE Seeking Talent Pool Recommendations
The Rhode Island Educator Talent Pool is a group of distinguished teachers and principals. Throughout the year, these educators may be considered for membership on advisory boards and task forces, as well as candidates for special recognition programs.
This year RIDE is asking each district to recommend up to 3 educators
that represent exceptional educational talent as evidenced by effective instructional practices and student learning results in the classroom and school within their district.
When districts submit their recommendation(s) please include:
Please send the completed packet of information by January 9, 2015
to Mary Keenan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Golden Apple Awards
NBC 10, the Rhode Island Department of Education, Hasbro, and Thames & Kosmos are teaming up to recognize outstanding teachers in our communities. The Golden Apple Award honors those who believe in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms a creative and safe place to learn.
Winning educators will also receive a $250 contribution from Hasbro provided by the Kids in Need Foundation to help them fund their classroom needs.
If you know an outstanding teacher who deserves recognition for their efforts in the classroom, you can nominate them using the form at turnto10.com.