EXPANDING Awareness of Best Practices

Through Ready, Set, Go!, OPEN seeks to engage schools, parents, and community leaders in working to best prepare our children for their first day of school.  

ENGAGING Sustained Community Dialogue


OPEN engages the community of New Orleans
in a sustained dialogue about public education.

AMPLIFYING
Community Voices

OPEN amplifies the voice
of the New Orleans community citywide
to inform education policy decisions.

Submit Your School for the OPEN Public Education Awards

Are you an education leader? Submit your school today for consideration in the 2014 OPEN Public Education Awards!

The two nomi­nating categories for schools are the Teacher Quality Award and School and Community Partnership Award. The deadline for submitting nomination surveys is September 30, 2014. Surveys should be sent to 3321 Tulane Avenue, NOLA 70119, or via email to open@opennola.org. They can also be filled out online for your convenience:

Teacher Quality Award: Click here

School and Community Partnership Award: Click here

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Criketa Matlock at criketa@opennola.org or 504-821-4004.

We look forward to seeing you on November 15, 2014 for public education’s biggest celebration!

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