Since 2016, the African American Excellence in Education Awards has recognized over 300 African American educators across Central Indiana. Started as a grassroots effort to affirm the best and brightest African American educators, the AAEE awards have evolved into a yearly event supported by local school districts who understand that it is important to affirm African American educators.
The African American Excellence in Education Awards aims to recognize African American educators and support staff that goes beyond the call of duty to serve students, families, and colleagues. In the last 12 months as schools and communities struggled with the Covid-19 epidemic. The awards are committed more than ever to recognizing and affirming the city’s top African American educators.
Thanks to our partners InnoPower, Klipsch Educators College at Marian University, Educate ME, Congressman Andre Carson, and the Indianapolis Recorder, award winners will receive a congressional certificate for service, scholarship from the Klipsch Educators College at Marian University, recognition in the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper, and honored at the Innopower Minority Business Week Conference Education Day on Tuesday, June 15 at 1:30 pm
. The virtual award will feature speakers and conversations from the cities top educational leaders and celebrate 5 years of affirming African American educators.