The Al Young Educator of the Year Nomination Period is Open
Everyone is invited to nominate an educator during the annual spring nomination period.
This community nominated award recognizes an educator who:
- Works with youth and students in any education setting, including classrooms, after-school programs, community spaces, or cultural or education organizations.
- Demonstrates excellence in education.
- Meaningfully addresses challenges in their school or community.
A selection committee including community members, MOHAI staff, and members of the MOHAI Board of Trustees Community Outreach and Engagement Committee reviews and selects the award winners.
The Al Young Educator of the Year Award recipient receives a special honorarium and recognition at the annual MOHAI History Makers Gala.
Nominations are open through June 15, 2023.
Nominate your 2023 Al Young Educator of the Year Award candidate.
About The Al Young Educator of the Year Award
Al Young is synonymous with making a positive impact on students in the community. To celebrate his enduring legacy, MOHAI has renamed its Educator of the Year award in his honor to highlight those who embody Al’s spirit in the classroom, in after-school programs, in community spaces, or in cultural organizations.
MOHAI continues its yearly tradition of recognizing an educator who personifies excellence in education and meaningfully addresses challenges in their school or community.