A Standing Ovation for DC Teachers

A Standing Ovation for DC Teachers, hosted by DC Public Education Fund, is the highlight of a year-round initiative, including the Blue Ribbons for DC Teachers campaign and Teacher Appreciation Week, to celebrate and reward DCPS’ most effective educators. 

On this special evening, DC community members, business leaders, and civic leaders are invited to join us as we stand together to applaud great DCPS teachers.

The 2012 Standing Ovation will be held on Jan. 14, 2013 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

A Standing Ovation for Teachers 2011

DC came out to honor our 660 outstanding educators at A Standing Ovation for DC Teachers, hosted by the DC Education Fund and the Kennedy Center. NBC4’s Jim Vance was the Master of Ceremonies and the celebration featured John Legend, Alfre Woodard, John Thompson III and local legend, Chuck Brown. Photo by James Brantley Learn More »

09/07/2011 DCPS launches season of celebration for DC teachers

DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson today announced the names of 33 educators who have received 2011 teaching and leadership awards, which come with $10,000 or $5,000 prizes, in recognition of their work on behalf of DCPS students. Learn More »

Standing Ovation for DCPS Teachers 2010 - Videos

On Nov 1, 2010, DC came together at the Kennedy Center to salute the men and women of DC Public Schools who earned the honor of being rated Highly Effective. View videos from seven teachers who won the "Excellence in Teaching" awards given out that night. Learn More »

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