Teaching Tolerance announces recipients for national education award
By Sarah Ford on July 14, 2014
The SPLC’s Teaching Tolerance project announced today the five recipients of the 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching – a biennial award given to K-12 educators nationwide who excel at promoting respect and a passion for justice among students.
“We are proud to present this award to five outstanding teachers who go above and beyond in their work to foster respect and understanding among students,” said Maureen Costello, Teaching Tolerance director. “They’ve all demonstrated a commitment to ensuring that each student not only feels valued but also appreciates differences, helping to ensure a future where people thrive in diversity.”
The awardees include: