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Colorado Educators Eligible for $30,000 in Cash Prizes

The Succeeds Prize, Colorado’s most prestigious awards and recognition event honoring public schools and educators, is seeking applications for two statewide awards that seek to support Colorado public schools and teachers in bringing their best ideas forward. The winners of each award will receive $15,000.

All Colorado public school teachers, groups of teachers, schools, and districts are eligible and welcomed to apply. Applications are due Aug. 31, 2018.

The awards are presented by Janus Henderson Investors and Arrow Electronics, in partnership with Colorado Succeeds, mindSpark Learning, and 9NEWS. The winners will be announced at a live reveal celebration on Sept. 18, 2018 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. In addition to receiving the $15,000 cash prize, the winners will also work with Colorado Succeeds, 9NEWS, and mindSpark Learning to share the story of their success statewide.

The Succeeds Prize is also offering four additional $15,000 awards in the following categories:

  • Transformational Impact in an Elementary School – presented by TTEC
  • Transformational Impact in a Middle School – presented by DaVita
  • Transformational Impact in a High School – presented by Western Union Foundation
  • Excellence in STEM Education Award – presented by Ball Corp.

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About The Succeeds Prize
The Succeeds Prize is the most prestigious awards and recognition event for Colorado’s public schools and educators. It honors the transformational impact Colorado’s public schools and educators are leading across the state. In addition to Colorado CEO’s announcing the winners at the live reveal, The Succeeds Prize also serves as a year-long campaign to identify and scale successful innovations and best practices so every student in Colorado can benefit.

The Succeeds Prize is sponsored by the business community in partnership with Colorado Succeeds9NEWS/KUSA, and mindSpark Learning. Learn more at

Matt Majeune-Fagan

Project Manager
Colorado Succeeds