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2012  Winner

Teaching Tolerance: A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

 Receiving the award on behalf of SPL Center––Maureen Costello

http://www.tolerance.org

As one of the nation’s leading providers of anti-bias education resources, Teaching Tolerance reaches hundreds of thousands of educators and millions of students annually through its award-winning Teaching Tolerance magazine, multimedia teaching kits, online curricula, and professional development resources. These materials are provided to educators at no cost.  Teaching Tolerance helps create school environments that are inclusive and nurturing, where students live equality and justice—not just hear about them. The program points to the future, helping teachers prepare a new generation to live in a diverse world.

2011 Winner

JEFFCO Schools’ Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Golden, CO

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion was created to address the achievement gap and climate issues by working to promote understanding, respect and appreciation of culture, heritage and ethnic diversity.  Through discussion, study and implementation of multicultural education theory, practice and interventions, significant success in eliminating racism and discrimination have been realized in the state’s largest district.

2010

Past Winners

-2006 Texas Tech University, College of Education, Lubbock, TX

2005 - Purdue Cooperative Extension Service

2004 – Teaching For Change, Washington DC

2002 – Eastern Educational Resource Collaborative

1999 – Children’s Book Press

1998 - The Smithsonian Institution — Center for Folklife and Cultural Studies

1997 – Institute of Texan Cultures

1996 - Southern Poverty Law Center

1995 – Binney & Smith, Inc.

1993- Silver Burdett & Ginn