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Education Is Key



Education is Key Breakfast: April 27, 2017 | 7:30-9am
Keynote Speaker for 2017: Michael Rich, The Mediatrician. Click here to read his biography.

Education is the key to ensuring Tampa Bay’s youth become strong learners and leaders. The Glazer Children’s Museum’s mission is to create learning environments where children play, connect, and discover the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders.The Education is Key Breakfast is an annual event to honor one very special student and educator who exemplify what it is to work hard to develop as a lifelong learner and leader. This year’s Education is Key Breakfast is on Thursday, April 27, 7:30-9am. Proceeds benefit the Museum’s Youth Access Programs which include a variety of outreach efforts to make sure that the Museum is accessible to all children.

Nomination Due Date – Education is Key Nominations Due by Wednesday, March 1 at 5pm.
Winner will be announcedMonday, March 13.

Submit Online Nomination Form

Or You Can Download and Print The Nomination Form

For more information about Education is Key Sponsorship, contact Ryan Gonzalez at 8134433800 or


OutStanding Student

Do you know someone who overcame a learning disability? Maybe you have a student that was held back and now gets straight A’s. The winning student has a hunger for knowledge and the drive to succeed.

OutStanding Educator

Do you know a teacher that goes above and beyond to provide an exceptional learning environment for his or her students? Maybe they pay for supplies out of their own pocket or stays late to tutor struggling students. The outstanding teacher will be chosen based on the impact he or she has made on a particular student, classroom, or school.

Judging Criteria

Nominations will be judged on the following criteria for a total of 55 possible points:

  • Impact on the student, classroom, or school (15 points)
  • Dedication to education (10 points)
  • Effectiveness of leadership (10 points)
  • Unique reason for nomination (15 points)
  • Innovation and Creativity (5 points)

WinnerS Receive

  • 2 tickets to the Awards & Breakfast
  • $250 Award
  • Special Commemorative Certificate


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