9News July 9, 2018


Colorado Educators: You Could Win $15,000 In Cash Prizes

Colorado educators can apply for two awards from The Succeeds Prize for a chance to win $15,000.

 
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The Succeeds Prize, an awards and recognition event honoring public schools and educators, is seeking applications for two statewide awards that support Colorado public schools and teachers in bringing their best ideas forward.

The winners of each award will receive $15,000.

All Colorado public school teachers, groups of teachers, schools and districts are eligible and welcomed to apply. Applications are due August 31, 2018.

Educators: Click here to learn how your idea could win you $15,000!

The awards are presented by Janus Henderson Investors and Arrow, in partnership with Colorado Succeeds, mindSpark Learning, and 9NEWS. The winners will be announced at a live reveal celebration on Sept. 18, 2018 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

In addition to receiving the $15,000 cash prize, the winners will also work with Colorado Succeeds, 9NEWS, and mindSpark Learning to share the story of their success statewide.

The Succeeds Prize is also offering four additional $15,000 awards in the following categories:

  • Transformational Impact in an Elementary School – presented by TTEC

  • Transformational Impact in a Middle School – presented by DaVita

  • Transformational Impact in a High School – presented by Western Union Foundation

  • Excellence in STEM Education Award – presented by Ball Corp.

For information about the awards, sponsorship or tickets to the event, visit TheSucceedsPrize.org or contact info@thesucceedsprize.org.

About The Succeeds Prize

The Succeeds Prize is the most prestigious awards and recognition event for Colorado’s public schools and educators. It honors the transformational impact Colorado’s public schools and educators are leading across the state. In addition to Colorado CEO’s announcing the winners at the live reveal, The Succeeds Prize also serves as a year-long campaign to identify and scale successful innovations and best practices so every student in Colorado can benefit.

The Succeeds Prize is sponsored by the business community in partnership with Colorado Succeeds,9NEWS/KUSA and mindSpark Learning. Learn more at TheSucceedsPrize.org.