Speakers for the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools ceremony have been named. In addition to remarks from U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., attendees will hear from outstanding principal Dr. Sheila Harrity, diversity expert Eileen Kugler, National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb, author Ellen Oh, and researcher Dr. Russell J. Quaglia. Specific times for each speaker remain to be determined. You may download the 2016 NBRS Ceremony Overview to get an overall sense of the two-day event and check out the updated Frequently Asked Questions, which includes clarification about the two Marriott hotels.
Press Materials for 2016 Schools
Becoming a National Blue Ribbon School is a big deal!. To let your local news media know all about it, copy and adapt this press release template. For celebration inspiration, download some celebration ideas from former National Blue Ribbon Schools.
2016 Schools Celebrate!
Find links to school videos. New material will be added as it is received.