Nominations open for Herb Kohl Educational Foundation awards
For the City Times
MILWAUKEE — Nominations for Wisconsin PK-12 teachers and principals can now be submitted online for the 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation teacher Fellowship and principal Leadership awards.
Awards are $6,000, with an additional $6,000 grant going to the school of each selected teacher and principal.
Established in 1990, the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation awards 100 Fellowships and 16 Leadership awards annually from among all applicants throughout the state.
For teachers or principals to be eligible, they must be nominated by a parent, student, other teacher, community member, or school administrator. Wisconsin teachers and principals in grades PK-12 who plan to continue in their current capacity for at least one year are eligible.
The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship rewards teachers who have “demonstrated superior ability to inspire love of learning in their students, have motivated others, and have provided meritorious service both in and outside the classroom.” It also recognizes and supports principals who “demonstrate administrative leadership and positively influence school culture.”
Online nominations must be submitted at www.kohleducation.org by Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. Selection of recipients will be made by a state-level panel composed of representatives from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation, Association of Wisconsin School Administrators, cooperative educational service agencies, several education-related associations, and community representatives.