Submit to the 2018 Competition

Submission Deadline: 
Jan. 31, 2018

Sample Submission


Email: Claudia Ocello

EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming


his award recognizes exemplary creativity in museum educational programming.

To be eligible, the program must have clearly articulated goals, be designed to achieve the goals with the intended audiences, have concrete evidence of success, have been presented three consecutive years and reflect institutional commitment.

Programs that clearly address one or more of the principles outlined in the Alliance’s policy statement on public education, Excellence and Equity, will be given special consideration.



2016 (tie)

  • Subway Sleuths 
    The NY Transit Museum, NY

  • Students Opposing Slavery International Summit 
    President Lincoln’s Cottage, Washington, DC


  • Native American Fellowship Program
    Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA



  • Early Elementary Science Partnership (E2SP)
    The Field Museum, Chicago, IL


  • Wildlife Career Ladder
    Bronx Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society, N.Y.