Big Apple Awards

Big Apple Awards

Thank Your Teachers with This Year’s Big Apple Awards!

New York's teachers do so much great work for City students and schools; now it is time we show our appreciation and recognize some of our most exceptional and talented educators for their outstanding work and commitment to the City's students, schools, and communities. Between now and Friday, December 9, New York City residents, including public school students and their families, school administrators, educators, and community members, can nominate their favorite district or charter school teachers for this year's Big Apple Awards. Now in its fifth year, the Big Apple Awards is a citywide recognition program that celebrates City teachers who…
November 7, 2016
Big Apple Awards

Congratulations to This Year’s Big Apple Award Honorees

After thousands of nominations, hundreds of interviews, and hours of internal debates, the DOE announced the recipients of this year’s fourth annual Big Apple Awards! The Big Apple Awards is a recognition program that celebrates City teachers who inspire their students, demonstrate exceptional success in improving student learning, enrich their school communities, and serve as great model teachers for other educators throughout the City. This year, the DOE chose to surprise each of the 17 teachers in person; Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Senior Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson, and Deputy Chancellor Phil Weinberg each surprised the award recipients in their classrooms and offices…
June 27, 2016