Schools

Since 2002, the Blackboard Awards have highlighted New York City schools and principals who not only work, but excel at fostering academic, emotional, and social growth in students. These award-winning schools are highlighted each year at a special ceremony in the winter.

2019 Honorees: Excellence in Education

A.C.E. Academy for Scholars PS 290q
Principal Jose Jimenez

Atlas School
Executive Director Amanda Friedman

The Caedmon School
Principal Matthew Stuart

Family Life Academy Charter School 2
Principal Kathy Ortiz-Herscher

Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice
Principal & Founder Tabari Zaid Bomani

Our Lady of Lourdes School
Principal Suzanne Kaszynski & Former Principal Cathy Hufnagel

The Park Preschool
Executive Director Kevin Artale & Educational Director Ellen Offen

P.S. 452
Principal David Scott Parker

River East Elementary School
Principal Michael Panetta

The Scholars’ Academy
Principal Brian O’Connell

Speyer Legacy School
Co-Founding Trustee Jennifer Selendy