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Elevating a Profession

May 01, 2023

Elevating a Profession: The Milken Educator Awards

Since 1987, the Milken Educator Awards have rewarded and inspired excellence in the world of education by honoring top educators around the country with $25,000 unrestricted awards. Not an accolade for “lifetime achievement” or the proverbial gold watch at the exit door, the Milken Educator Awards target early- to mid-career education professionals for their already impressive achievements and, more significantly, for the promise of what they will accomplish in the future.

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  • My calling was to go into education to change education and many of things I experienced as a student we’re depersonalized with little emphasis on relationships and modeling core ethical values I often felt alone and characterized as a. Person that lived in a different world it wasn’t until I met Lowell Milken that all that I had achieved in my value driven leadership was highly valued and affirmed I will never forget the day I received the Milken Family Foundation Award it was the most significant recognition that led to my selection as Educator Emeritus for Ambassadors of Compassion National Teen program in developing the turning point years. Thank You Lowell Milken Gene Bedley CA 1995 Milken National Award.

    Posted by Gene Bedley, 28/09/2022 8:01pm (8 months ago)

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