Lowell Milken surprised Perry Township Schools in Indiana with NIET's first-ever National Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness. The award comes with a cash prize of $50,000. Perry Township Schools was chosen for this honor because it has made notable student achievement gains by focusing on attracting, developing and retaining talented teachers through its exceptional implementation of TAP in its district over many years.
“The power of recognition is one of the strongest forces for stimulating human and social action. Yes, recognition is a powerful motivator—to those who receive it as well as those who observe it.” - Lowell Milken