The Dufour Award

We’re honoring top-performing PLCs, a site powered by Solution Tree, recognizes the highest-performing PLCs from around the globe—and now we want to celebrate the very best of these schools. The first annual DuFour Award will honor one outstanding PLC that demonstrates exceptional levels of student achievement. The winner will be announced during the Solution Tree Summit on PLC at Work™ in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 3–5, 2016, and will receive a check for $25,000.

How to enter

Write an essay and create a video (optional) showcasing why your school should win $25,000. The entry deadline is December 18, 2015. Solution Tree will notify three finalists in January 2016, and the winner will be announced during the Summit on PLC at Work™.

In your essay and video, we want to see your school’s commitment and dedication to:

  • Building a successful PLC
  • Improving student learning
  • Advancing instructional best practices

Rules and Regulations (PDF)
How to Create and Upload Your Video Submission (PDF)

Don’t delay—we’ll review your entry as soon as we receive it.

Submit your entry today