Who Can Apply?

Any educator who has experience teaching students in an urban school setting is eligible to apply. Selection and teaching assignments will be based on students' various needs, with a focus on English/Literacy (all grades) and High School Math in February and Math (all grades), Middle School Science, and High School Biology in April.



Applications Due: December 1, 2017

LPS Sontag Prize Winners Announced: January 2018

Teaching Assignments Announced: February 2018

PD Weekends For New Recipients:

  • February 17-18, 2018 (recipients teaching in February)
  • April 14-15, 2018 (recipients teaching in April)

Lawrence Acceleration Academies:

  • February 19-23, 2018 (Grades 3-12 English/Literacy and High School Math)
  • April 16-20, 2018 (Grades 3-12 Math, Middle School Science, and High School Biology)


Apply Now

Educators interested in applying for the LPS Sontag Prize must submit an online application.