WEST PALM BEACH --- The Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. is pleased to announce the thirty finalists for the 33rd Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. The recipients will be announced and all finalists, nominees and past recipients honored at the Dwyer Awards ceremony, presented by The Hanley Foundation, on Tuesday, April 25th at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.TheDwyerAwards.com.
The Dwyer Awards, an annual program developed and supported by the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, honors outstanding educators from public and private schools in Palm Beach County, increases awareness of the exemplary teaching in our community, supports educators with financial awards and encourages all residents to promote high standards for excellence in education. The Economic Council of Palm Beach County is comprised of business leaders who are committed to educational excellence as a key tenet for creating an environment for business to prosper.
The 2017 Dwyer Awards would like to thank Presenting Sponsor Hanley Foundation; Excellence Sponsors BB&T and Pratt & Whitney; Award Presentation Sponsors Comcast, FPL, Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), The Palm Beach Post and UnitedHealthcare; Venue Sponsor The Gardens Mall; Staging Sponsor the Elmore Family Foundation; Knowledge Sponsors Aerojet Rocketdyne, Johnson Controls and Palm Beach Atlantic University; Creativity Sponsors Ackerman, Link & Sartory, P.A., CareerSource of PBC, Keiser University, Palm Beach State College Foundation, Perry & Taylor, P.A., PNC, SBA Communications Corporation, Shutts & Bowen LLP and TD Bank; and Red Apple Teacher Supply Store Sponsors Andersen Tax LLC and the Palm Beach Kennel Club.
The Economic Council is a nonprofit organization of business leaders committed to creating an environment to help business prosper. The Council is involved with the social, economic, and civic issues in Palm Beach County and is a catalyst and liaison between the public and private sectors fostering dialogue, planning and action on important county and statewide issues.
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is the philanthropic partner for academic excellence in our public schools. The Foundation is committed to providing the highest quality education for all our students, ensuring that our children have the best opportunities in education so that they graduate high school ready for college or career.