Meet the K-12 Hero Awards Winners Here!

Thank You for Your Nominations!

eSchool News is thrilled to announce the return of the 2023 K-12 Hero Awards—dedicated to recognizing the country’s best examples of K-12 success using innovative education technologies.

By nominating the schools and districts that use your products and services, you’ll give them a chance to share their success stories and impart valuable lessons learned with the education community.

Education professionals across K-12 departments are eligible for nomination, including IT, curriculum, instruction, and administration.

Nominations Period: June 12-September 15, 2023.

Get Exceptional Brand Exposure

  • All nominations are featured in the 2023 Hero Awards eBook with a linked nominating vendor logo. The eBook is hosted on eSchool News and promoted to our full K-12 audience.
  • All nominations will receive editorial exposure on eSchool News which includes a linked nominating vendor name.
  • Each of 3 Winners will be featured in a full-length eSchool News story including the linked nominating vendor name.
  • All nominations will receive a Finalist and/or Winner banner for the nominating vendor and school/district to display on their websites, in emails, print or social media.

3 Easy Steps to Nominate Your Hero

1Complete contact details for yourself and your nominee.
2Provide a brief summary of your nominee’s achievements (250-500 words) and optional supporting links, video, or files.
3Choose your method of payment.

Missing information?

No problem! Submit what you have and we’ll contact you later to finalize your nomination.

View the 2022 K-12 Hero Awards eBook


Who is eligible for this award?
eSchool News is recognizing the country’s best examples of K-12 success using innovative technologies to deliver classroom, school and district success. The planning and execution of these projects required people from every field and multiple departments – IT, curriculum, instruction and administration – to come and work together to ensure success.

Can I nominate multiple people or organizations?
Yes, you may nominate as many people and organizations as you wish. Each nomination requires a $500 nomination fee.

What if I do not have everything I need right now to nominate someone?
That’s OK, submit all of the information that you have now.  Each nominating vendor will be contacted with a confirmation email and you can reply to that email to send us the completed nomination information.

What is the Early Bird Special?
All nominations completed by July 31, 2023 receive extra exposure in the Sneak Peek Spotlight story, publishing in August 2023.

How the will nominations be judged?
Nominations will be judged during September, 2023 by a panel of education experts including eSchool News Editorial Director, Laura Ascione.

When the will winners be announced?
Three winners will be announced in early October, 2023.

When is the last day to nominate?
The last day you may submit nominations is September 15, 2023.

Nominations open: June 12-September 15, 2023

For questions, please contact:
Denise Crowe
Director of Client Services


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