Today the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF) announced that the Sanborn Regional School District is the New Hampshire nominee for the 4th Annual Larry O’Toole Award. If selected, the District will receive a $100,000 grant for their schools, which are location in Kingston and Newton, New Hampshire.
The Larry O’Toole Award is bestowed each year on a school leader or organization exhibiting great leadership through innovation in moving student-centered learning approaches forward in New England. There is one nominee from each New England each year.
The winner will be selected by online popular vote. To vote, please visit the Larry O’Toole Award page of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation website. Voting is open through noon on Sept. 30. One vote will be allowed for each valid email address. You can view a promotional video on Sanborn that was produced by the NMEF here.
In recent years, the Sanborn Regional School District has become a national leader in competency education and personalized learning. Winning this award would not only be a victory for this small New Hampshire school district but a victory for the countless schools and school districts across the country engaged in similar school reform work.
The Larry O’Toole Award is given by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF). The NMEF is a private foundation focused on school transformation in New England. NMEF is an advocate for student-centered learning approaches – learning that is personalized, engaging, competency-based and happens anytime-anywhere.
VOTE for SANBORN REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT at http://studentsatthecenterhub.org/award-nominees/sanborn-regional-school-district/.