Language arts teacher Lindsey Kowalsky won a $2,000 grant for her "20th Century History Helper" project.
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.
08/22/2013 | Woodbury Patch
08/22/2013 | The Alpena News
Robert Thomson is one of 100 teachers across the country to receive a $2,000 ING Unsung Heroes grant to put toward his award-winning teaching program. Thomson's students have been working to spread...
08/21/2013 | Lancaster Eagle-Gazette
Pinkerton, Ohio teacher Kris Owen won an ING Unsung Heroes Award. The $2,000 grant will help fund the Ridgeview Outdoor Classroom STEM Design Challenge, a project charging students with creat...
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.