One of the winning ideas in the 2013 ING Unsung Heroes competition was submitted by six teachers at Captain Leland Norton Elementary School. They received a $2,000 ING Unsung Heroes grant to help c...
ING Unsung Heroes / Education Programs
ING U.S. recognizes the challenges in education in the U.S., and we are committed to doing our part to support organizations and programs that share our mission to empower not only teachers, but also our youth to discover their own potential and enable them to build a better future for themselves and for society. Below is information about our signature program, ING Unsung Heroes, and key sponsorships supporting education and educators.
08/29/2013 | The Press-Enterprise
08/29/2013 | KPLC-TV
Two teachers at College Oaks Elementary worked together to create an out of the box teaching method for students this year.
08/28/2013 | Stafford County Sun
Helen Michele McVey, a teacher at North Stafford High School submitted a winning program in the 2013 ING Unsung Heroes competition. McVey’s winning program, “Finance Your Future,” is designed...
ING Unsung Heroes Logo
Logo of the ING Unsung Heroes program
2013 National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau
President Barack Obama presents the 2013 National Teacher of the Year Award to Jeffrey Charbonneau, a high school Chemistry, Physics and Engineering teacher in Zillah, Washington. ING U.S. is a national sponsor of the National Teacher of the Year program.
1st Place Rebecca Brewer
ING Unsung Heroes 2011 First Place winner Rebecca Brewer with her students. Brewer, a biology teacher at Troy High School in Troy, Mich., earned the award for “Mini-Med School” program.