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The annual Educator of the Year Gala will take place on Friday, April 12, 2024, at The Stern Center in Rock Island. 

Friday, April 12

6 pm - 7 pm Cocktails & Hordorves (Cash bar)

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm Dinner

7:45 pm Awards Program Dancing to follow ceremony

The Stern Center 1713 3rd Ave Rock Island, IL

Dress attire: Semi-formal


Each principal nominated one educator that they feel exemplifies Educator of the Year. To be considered for an Educator of the Year, a person must exhibit the following criteria:
  1. The educator must have taught for at least five years.
  2. The educator must have evidenced exemplary skills in instructing children/young adults.
  3. The educator must strongly believe that all children/young adults can and will learn.
  4. The educator has continually shown evidence of self-motivation in seeking and engaging in professional growth activities for the purpose of improving and/or enhancing his or her educational offerings to children/young adults.
  5. The educator makes teaching and learning rigorous and exciting for children/young adults.
peducator of the year gala invitation
2024-2025 PRIME Grant Applications
The Rock Island-Milan Education Foundation's PRIME Grant application is now open! The deadline to send applications is May 26. 
Apply here!