Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice

  • The Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice will be presented annually to a person who has made outstanding contributions in the field of K-12 urban education. The awardee shall give a $10,000 scholarship funded by Curriculum Associates to a Great City School graduate who aspires to leadership in urban education. 

    Eligibility

    Individuals who are in senior positions and able to affect the well-being of urban public education and improve its overall quality, direction, and reputation will be eligible for the award. This could include urban school superintendents, urban school board members, members of Congress or other federal, state, or city elected officials, cabinet officials, researchers, advocates, nonprofit organizational heads, scholars, legal experts, writers, foundation heads, teachers, and others.

    Selection

    Nominations for the award may be made by any member of the Board of Directors of the Council of the Great City Schools.

    Click here to access the brochure and to apply online. Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 11, 2022

    You may also access the application at: https://tinyurl.com/yeynj93u