Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (VIDEO)

For the past several years, Brownieland Pictures has partnered with Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) to honor outstanding teachers and administrators who go above and beyond to educate our children.

Check out this video of one of the 2016 AFAEE award winners, Mini’imah Shaheed, Principal of KIPP STRIVE Primary School in Atlanta Public Schools, for the Entrepreneurial Farmers Market.

The Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) understands how critical teacher and leader quality is to ensuring that every child receives an excellent education. The AFAEE knows that excellent educators must remain in classrooms and schools in order to elevate the profession as a whole, and to attract like-minded educators to our region.

AFAEE’s merit-based awards program has a rigorous application process designed to identify educators demonstrating increases in student achievement, enhancement of student self esteem, and collaboration with community stakeholders. Each teacher and school leader winner is awarded $7,500 that includes funding for a school project of the winner’s choice ($3,500), funding for a professional development opportunity to increase the winner’s effectiveness in the school or classroom ($1,500), and a personal stipend ($2,500). In 2015, the AFAEE expanded its impact to include five districts in Metro-Atlanta: Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb County Schools, DeKalb County Schools, Fulton County Schools and Gwinnett County Public Schools.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s