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2019 Milken Educator Forum

Our 2018-19 Milken Educators gathered in New Orleans for celebration and conversation about teacher leadership.

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About the Milken Educator Awards

For more than 30 years, we've been surprising outstanding educators across the U.S. with $25,000 cash prizes. Check out the facts in our online newsroom.

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Milken Educators are shaping educational policy and impacting student outcomes for their states and the entire nation.

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Students Take Charge

Emily Caldarelli (RI '16) explains how student-led conferences help children own their learning and gain confidence.

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What are the Milken Educator Awards?

Film has the Oscar™, music has the Grammy™, science has the Nobel Prize and sports has its Olympic Gold, but what about the unsung heroes on the frontlines shaping our future?  Where is the recognition for our nation’s educators?  Enter Lowell Milken and the Milken Educator Awards.

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Jun 08, 2019
Implementing STEM Concepts in Early Education
Steve Adubato On the Air — Newark, NJ

May 13, 2019
Some of the Nation’s Most Accomplished STEM Teachers Selected as Albert Einstein Educator Fellows
The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program — Washington, DC

Apr 25, 2019