The NEA Foundation will host its annual Salute to Excellence in Education Gala on February 7, 2020. The evening will be filled with great talent, inspiration, surprise, laughter and maybe even a few tears. Every year, we’re thrilled to celebrate educators, applaud student and guest performances, and learn more about the excellent educators who we honor.
Date: Friday February 7, 2020
Time: 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
To register for the 2020 Gala, click here. The deadline to register is January 29, 2020.
Of the 45 educators to be honored, five finalists will receive the 2019 Horace Mann Awards for Teaching Excellence and $10,000. To cap the evening, one of the five finalists will receive the night's top honor: the NEA Member Benefits Award for Teaching Excellence and $25,000! Here are the awardees:
- American Fidelity
- Bank of America
- California Teachers Association
- First National Bank of Omaha
- New Jersey Education Association
- Ohio Education Association