Nominate a remarkable
educator at a Jewish early childhood center in Greater Chicago! The winning
teacher will receive a $4,000 cash award; the school will receive $1,000.
• Nominee must be currently employed as a teacher in a Jewish early childhood center in the greater Chicago metropolitan area
• Nominations must be submitted by February 9, 2020
• Award will be
presented the evening of April 22, 2020
The Grinspoon Awards (formerly Grinspoon-Steinhardt Awards) have recognized over 700 outstanding educators in the U.S. and Canada in the past 15 years. Today the award celebrates successful innovation in Jewish education.
Basic eligibility criteria for all candidates are:
The 2017 Pinsky Award was granted to Margie Pines and the Grinspoon Award to Andrea Raskin. Read more.
Margie Pines (left) and Andrea Raskin (right)
The 2016 Pinsky Award was granted to Claudine Guralnick and the Grinspoon Award to Buddy Schreiber. Read more.
The 2015 Pinsky Award was granted to Cynthia Hoefler. Read more.