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And the Bammy Award goes to...

Sir Ken Robinson

John Merrow

Diane Ravitch

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Linda Darling-Hammond

Lifetime Achievement Award 2012
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Timothy Shriver

Chairman, Special Olympics

Special Achievement Award 2014

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5th Anniversary

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Because It Takes a Village

The BAM Education Awards is a cross-discipline honor that identifies and acknowledges the extraordinary work being done across the entire education field every day -- from teachers, principals, and superintendents, to school nurses, support staff, advocates, researchers, school custodians, early childhood specialists, education journalists, parents, and students. The Bammy Awards were created to help reverse the negative national narrative that dominates the education field.


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We are restructuring!


PurpleBulletLooking for the Bammy Awards?  We are rebranding the awards.  The program will be renamed the BAM Education Awards or BAM-E Awards for short.  Why are we rebranding?  Learn more.

PurpleBullet We're working toward the fifth anniversary of the awards.  We'll be incorporating the best elements of the first four years with updated processes and few surprises. 

PurpleBulletEvery year since the first Bammy Awards we've evolved the program based on what we learned the previous year. The aim has been to increasingly infuse the program with deeper meaning and greater impact. This year we're launching two exciting new features as part of Bammy Awards 4.i.  Learn more...

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