Boston Public Schools (BPS) has teamed up with the Lynch Foundation to offer the Sontag Prize in Urban Education, a competitive award that recognizes outstanding teaching in Mathematics, English Language Arts (ELA), and other disciplines and gives highly successful educators the chance to share best practices with their peers. The program is also generously supported by the Boston Teachers Union, Harvard Business School, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Urban educators from within the city or across the country apply for the Sontag Prize. In addition to a cash prize, awardees travel to Boston for a week-long celebration, featuring Harvard-led learning sessions, networking opportunities and special events. Prize recipients also lead classes as part of the BPS Acceleration Academy, a program designed to provide targeted academic support for students in need.
Bill will spend one week in Boston, where he will:
as a New Sontag Prize recipients he will receive the following:
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