Network Awards Ceremony
WHO: 100 of New York City’s most creative and innovative public
school teachers are being honored in the first annual Teachers Network
Awards Ceremony for outstanding contributions to education and student
achievement. All of the honorees are participants in Teachers Network
programs: IMPACT II, TeachNet or the Teachers Network Policy Institute
Frank, former New York State Regent and currently Senior Vice President
of Research and Development at McGraw-Hill, will host the event.
WHAT: Superintendents, principals and teachers from the five boroughs will
be in attendance to support and honor those NYC public school teachers
who have become leaders in their classrooms and schools, and have significantly
improved student learning and achievement. Selected award-winning teachers
will make content presentations at the event. Exemplary curriculum programs
will be showcased in the 2002-2003 Teachers Network Catalog
of Award-Winning Programs By Teachers, For Teachers in NYC Public Schools.
WHERE: The McGraw-Hill Companies (1221 Avenue of the
Gallery Room (2nd Floor)
Tuesday, November 12 (4:30-7 P.M.)
IMPACT II: Offers grants to local public school teachers in the areas
of science, math and technology.
Launched in 1998 to bring new media into the classroom by encouraging
the adaptation of web-based curriculum units.
Enables teachers to have a voice in education policymaking. The NYC
branch comprises 30 TNPI MetLife Fellows who conduct action research,
meet with influential policymakers, and study relevant literature
to help define and ensure teacher quality.
New York City-based Teachers Network, www.teachersnetwork.org, has been
working for more than 20 years to support and connect innovative teachers
through grants and networking opportunities in the areas of curriculum,
leadership, policy and new media. Teachers Network’s community
of educators is linked nationwide by 25 affiliated organizations including
foundations, public school systems, and several state education departments.