NTC Updates

Ellen Moir, New Teacher Center founder and CEO, has been named the 2014 Brock International Prize in Education Laureate. The prize is given annually to an individual who has made a specific innovation or contribution to the science and art of education, resulting in a significant impact on the practice or understanding of education.

Given by the Brock Community Foundation, the Brock International Prize in Education consists of $40,000, a certificate and a sculpted bust of Sequoyah. Moir will receive the award at a public ceremony during the Brock Symposium on Excellence in Education at the University of Oklahoma in 2014.

Recent Brock International Prize recipients include Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin, cofounders of the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP); Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor Of Education, Stanford University, Co Director Stanford Center For Opportunity Policy In Education, And Co-Director School Redesign Network; and Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone.