NEA Foundation Awards
The NEA Foundation, through the unique strength of its partnership with educators, advances student achievement by investing in public education that will prepare each of America's children to learn and thrive in a rapidly changing world. The Foundation is sustained by contributions from NEA members and affiliates, as well as corporate sponsors and friends.
The Foundation has awarded more than 1700 grants since 1999 to public school teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff from every state.
The NEA Foundation presents awards for teaching excellence at its Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Gala in Washington, DC. It will be held February 6, 2009.