The Jan Katz Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education


This award recognizes the dedication of outstanding Jewish educators in the Greater Rochester area.  The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and local and national recognition. 


A nominated educator must currently be employed by a Jewish organization OR work independently as a Jewish educator. Nominees should demonstrate commitment to Jewish education, creative thinking and implementation of teaching methods and materials, and the demonstrated ability to make a positive impact on their students' lives.


Click below to nominate a Jewish educator who has made a positive impact on your life, or contact Rachel Kest for more information.


Two-Step Nomination Process:

Once we recieve your nomination form, The Federation will send out an additional link to the nominee.


Both forms are due by Friday, May 3 at 5:00 p.m.