Teaching Matters. That is not only our name, but our profound belief, and the belief of our founder, Elizabeth Rohatyn. In its sixth year, the Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters will award $25,000 to a public school that advances opportunities for students by positioning teachers to lead, learn, and thrive.

Past Winners

2015
Regina Tottenham,
Brooklyn Transition Center (K373)

James Madison High School

2014
Jodie Cohen,
James Madison High School

2013
Dr. Salvador Fernandez,
JHS052

2012
Rose Kerr,
Staten Island School of Civic Leadership (R861)

2011
Jeanne Rotunda,
West Side Collaborative (M250)

Where

The five finalists, drawn from applicants within a 100 mile radius of New York, will be showcased at the Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize Luncheon being held on Wednesday July 20, 2016 in New York City.

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