Do you know a teacher that builds a passionate culture of reading & writing at their school?
The Lisa's Legacy in Literature Award for Educators celebrates those educators who inspire hope and creativity in their classrooms.
When you nominate an educator you are
- Celebrating awesome educators everywhere
- Calling attention to the efforts of a unique educator who's changing the lives of young people
- Honoring the memory of Lisa Lizak, a teacher with a huge passion for making a difference & promoting a culture of writing in schools
We take nominations for Lisa's Legacy in Literature Award at the beginning of every year. Nominations are open to all schools, and the winner is announced in March.
Meet our 2017 Winner, Jennifer McCollum
In April, local Wayne teacher Jennifer McCollum was recognized with the Lisa’s Legacy Award for Educators for her efforts as an outstanding Michigan educator.
As a special education teacher at Roosevelt-McGrath Elementary, Jennifer’s energy has touched her entire school, from students to administrators and support staff to parents.
Her enthusiasm and excitement was hard to miss as she accepted Lisa’s Legacy Award alongside Mary Ernat, the school’s principal.
What is the prize?
The winning educator will receive a total of $500 — $250 for writing supplies (children’s books, writing resources) and $250 to use however they like!
NOMINATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED
Nominations accepted: 13 Feb — 26 Mar
Award will be announced on: 31 Mar