Green-Garner Award

  • Richard Green Each year at its annual Fall Conference, the Council presents a board member or superintendent with the Green-Garner Award, the nation's highest urban education honor recognizing outstanding contributions in urban education and named in memory of urban school leaders Richard R. Green and Edward Garner.

     
    The Green-Garner Award is the namesake of the first African American chancellor of the New York City school system and a businessman and former school board president of the Denver Public Schools, respectively. The award is sponsored by the Council and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company.
     
     
    Edward Garner
     
    The deadline to apply for the 2022 Green-Garner Award has passed.