July 15, 2021

Educators in DeKalb County Recognized for Excellence Awards

On Wednesday, July 14, the DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized local educators and support staff during the annual Excellence in Education Awards […]
September 15, 2020

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Education Awards

All residents of DeKalb County are encouraged to nominate a deserving individual for an Excellence in Education Award. Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards are […]
May 20, 2020

Excellence in Education Awards Recognize Educators in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education are pleased to announce this year’s Excellence in Education Award recipients. Recipients are educators […]
September 10, 2019

Foundation Seeks Community Nominations for Education Awards

 The DeKalb County Community Foundation is seeking community nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Educations Awards. Awarded in March of each year, Excellence in Education Awards […]
March 12, 2019

Excellence in Education Awards Recognize Educators in DeKalb County

On Monday, March 11, 2019, the DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized five educators during a special 20th anniversary Excellence […]
March 15, 2018

Local Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

Pictured: (From left to right) Yvonne Johnson, Donor; Jenna Araujo, Hiawatha School District Art Teacher; Stephanie Hill,Kingston Elementary School Principal; Staci Hale,Kingston Elementary School P.E. Teacher; […]
March 15, 2017

Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized five educators from Hiawatha and Somonauk school districts during the annual Excellence in […]
March 21, 2016

DeKalb County Excellence in Education Award Recipients Recognized

Photo: From left to right: Amanda Christensen, DeKalb County Regional Superintendent; Yvonne Johnson, Philanthropist; Jonathan Liechty, Recipient; Shelly Tripp, Recipient; Kendra Brauer, Recipient; Barb Evenson, Recipient; […]
July 12, 2015

2000-2014 Excellence in Education Award Recipients

Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards honor excellent teachers, administrators, and support staff in DeKalb County. Created in 1999 through the generosity of Yvonne Johnson, retired […]