RIDE coordinates the selection and recognition of several award programs: the Milken Family Foundation Educator Awards; Rhode Island Teacher of the Year; the Presidential Awards in Mathematics and Science; and Principal of the Year; as well as the Golden Apple Awards.
- NEW!! RIDE Seeking Talent Pool Recommendations:
The Rhode Island Educator Talent Pool is a group of distinguished teachers and principals. Throughout the year, these educators may be considered for membership on advisory boards and task forces, as well as candidates for special recognition programs. This year RIDE is asking each district to recommend up to 3 educators who represent educators relatively new to the profession (5-12 years) who demonstrate strong instructional practices and impact students, colleagues, and the community.
When you submit your recommendation(s) please include:
Please send the completed packet of information by March 28, 2014 to Mary Keenan at email@example.com
- RIDE Hosts a Celebration of Educator Excellence:
2013-2014 Award Recipients [PDF, 478KB]
Golden Apple Awards
NBC 10, the Rhode Island Department of Education, RIDOT Cares, and Hasbro are teaming up to recognize outstanding teachers in our communities. The Golden Apple Award honors those who believe in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms a creative and safe place to learn.
Winning educators will receive a $250 contribution from Hasbro provided by the Kids in Need Foundation to help them fund their classroom needs, as well as a gift basket from RIDOT Cares, the employee charitable organization at the RI Department of Transportation.
If you know an outstanding teacher who deserves recognition for their efforts in the classroom, you can nominate them using the form at turnto10.com.