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TUPELO -The Association for Excellence in Education is currently accepting nominations from the public for the “Innovations in the Classroom Award.”
All teachers in the Tupelo Public School District are eligible for the award. Please submit written nominations to AEE Grants, P.O. Box 230, Tupelo, MS, 38802.
AEE is a private, nonprofit group formed in 1985 to support the Tupelo Public School District. In the first 10 years of its of existence, the group raised more than $1 million for use in the district.
Each year the organization recognizes the district’s most innovative teachers by awarding money for projects not normally funded by the district. The monetary prizes come from a fund set up by AEE, and teachers must spend a grant for projects in their classrooms.