Excellence In Education
Excellence in Education and
Leadership Annual Fundraiser
The Addie Award recognizes individuals’ who have
demonstrated excellence in education and leadership.
2020 Inaugural Addie Awards and Annual Fundraiser
The inaugural Addie Awards and Excellence in Education and Leadership Fundraiser was held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Park Tavern, Atlanta. BOOK honored Georgia’s First African American Male Pre-K Teacher of the Year, Jonathon Hines, a teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School. In honor of National Mentoring Month, BOOK partnered with Kwame Johnson, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta. He was the keynote speaker.
The Addie Award is named for Mrs. Addie Cannon Sloan, a celebrated educator who made a lasting impact on children for decades in the Metro Atlanta area. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated excellence in education and leadership.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Parents/Guardians, Community Leaders, Community Members, Policy Makers, and Education Advocates
We know the positive impact African American male educators have on our children. Let’s support them and all those who stand up to advocate for quality school, parental involvement, community engagement and educational options.