Past Winners of the Bill Ellis Award

Posted on: November 20th, 2014 by Sam Faragalla

2016
Claudia Koochek 

Head of School, Westmark School
Encino, CA

2015
Dr. Nikolai Vitti

Superintendent of Duval County Public Schools
Jacksonville, FL

2014
Candace Cortiella

Director of the Advocacy Institute
Metropolitan Washington, DC

2013
John Carruth

Assistant Superintendent of Special Programs and Projects for the Vail Unified School District
Tucson, AZ

2012
Dr. Lydia Carlis

Chief of Research and Innovation, AppleTree Institute
Washington, DC

2011
Karin Lewis
Reading Specialist, Hill Elementary School
West Aurora, IL

2010
Thomas Komp

Principal, Boulevard Elementary School
Gloversville, NY

2009
Evelyn Rivera, M.Ed.

Professional Development Resource Teacher
School District of Lee County, FL

2008
Judy Elliott

Chief Academic Officer, Los Angeles Unified School District
Los Angeles, CA

2007
Kimberly Weber

Principal, Chavez Elementary School
Long Beach, CA

2006
Joyce Bannerot

Popham Elementary School
Del Valle, TX

2005
Jennifer Combs

Whitney Elementary School
Boise, ID

2004
Cathy Graf

Charlotte Park Elementary School
Nashville, TN

2003
Brian Coffey

William H. Kelso Elementary School
Inglewood, CA

2002
Francine N.K. Cummings

Scottdale Child Development Center
Scottdale, GA

2001
Sandi Apuna

Superstition Springs Elementary School
Mesa, AZ

2000
Mary Hailes

Seaton Elementary School
Washington, DC

1999
Lisa Mosier

Frances Starms Early Childhood Center
Milwaukee, WI

1998
Peggy Couch

Antioch Middle School
Overland Park, KS

1997
Luis Velazquez

Roger C. Sullivan High School
Chicago, IL

1996
Carolyn Denise Witcher Sessoms, Ed.D.

Rudolph Elementary School
Washington, DC

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