Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact  Award

  • Shirley Schwartz

    The Council of the Great City Colleges of Education, an affiliate group of deans working with urban school leaders, presents the Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact  Award each year at the Council's Fall Conferences. The award is named in honor of Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz, the Council's Director of Special Projects and staff liaison with the colleges of education. The award honors an outstanding partnership between a university and an urban school district that has had a positive and significant impact on student learning. 

    The 2021 award was presented to the Stanford Graduate School of Education & San Franciso Unified Shcool District partnership, which faciliates the sharing of research and practice to advance student achievement at the San Francisco school district and beyond. The partnershp matches researchers from Stanford University with district leaders to solve key problems of practice.