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those who excel logoSince 1970, the Illinois State Board of Education has sponsored Those Who Excel to honor individuals who have made​​ significant contributions to our state's public and nonpublic ele​mentary and secondary schools. Awards are presented in five ​categories: school administrator, student support personnel, educational service personnel, community volunteer and teams. Nomination materials are evaluated by a selection committee comprised of individuals who represent a variety of educational organizations. ​

2022 Those Who Excel AwardeesPDF Document​​​​​

Nomination Window – Opened March 1st
  • UPDATED: Completed applications must be received by Thursday, July 1 2021, 11:59 p.m.

 Award Winners

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