Since 2002, the Blackboard Awards have honored some of the city’s top educators. Winners, selected from over a thousand nomination each year submitted by parents, students, and administrators, are honored at a special ceremony in the spring.

2018 Honorees: Excellence in Education

Katy Andermanis-Vonapartis
St. Joseph’s School-Yorkville

Jillian Aquila
Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary Charter School

Jeffrey Bradley
ABC Merricat’s Castle School

Hope Friend
Isaac Newton Middle School for Mathand Science

Raina Gilchrist
Avenues: The World School

Deborah Loscalzo
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy

Ronie L. Mataquel
John Bowne High School

Michael Mullen
East Side Middle School

Kristen Parness
Bronx High School of Science

Brian Pew
Stephen T. Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School

Cesar Elias Sanchez
KIPP: Washington Heights Middle School

Lucas Schildknecht
Ecole Internationale de New York

Perri Lawrie Tyson
Arts & Letters

Michael Veve
The Center School

Grace Yang
BASIS Independent Manhattan