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Dr. Candice McQueen Announced as New CEO of National Institute for Excellence in Teaching

Nov 15, 2018

Lowell Milken, chairman and founder of the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), announced today that Dr. Candice McQueen has been selected to serve as the organization’s new CEO


Lowell Milken Presents First-Ever National Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness

Oct 11, 2018

Lowell Milken honored Perry Township Schools in Indiana with NIET's first-ever National Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness, including a $50,000 cash prize.


2018 Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize Awarded to Carbon Capture Start-Up

Apr 12, 2018

Student Start-Up for Carbon-Capture Tech Wins Big in $100,000 Business Competition.





In The News


Topeka-Area Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Topeka Capital-Journal  |  Oct 12, 2018  |  Topeka, KS

West Goshen wins TAP Founder's Award

Goshen News  |  Mar 24, 2018  |  Goshen, IN




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Lowell Milken Pays Tribute to Legacy of Dr. Scott Ridley in Op-ed on The74

Nov 13, 2018

A truly visionary leader in education, Dr. Ridley will be remembered for making an outsize contribution to elevating the teaching profession.

Lowell Milken Honored with 2017 ECS James Bryant Conant Award

Jul 01, 2017

Lowell Milken's groundbreaking initiatives in education reform recognized with award for significant individual contributions to strengthening American education.

Lowell Milken Named 2017 James Bryant Conant Award Recipient

Mar 25, 2017

The Education Commission of the States has given Lowell Milken this years's James Bryant Conant Award, one of education’s most prestigious honors.





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