Thi Bui, an art and computer teacher at Oakland International High School in Oakland, Calif, is the 2012 third place ING Unsung Heroes award winner. She received an additional $5,000 to add to her...
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.
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.