Following are application deadlines for awards, honors, and contests available to teachers. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.
**October 1 PRIVATE ENTERPRISE
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge seeks nominations for the 28th annual Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. These awards honor full-time K-12 educators and college professors who conceive and implement innovative courses, programs, or projects that foster a better understanding of America’s private enterprise system. As many as 20 winners receive $7,500 each; a special award of $15,000 may be given for an exceptional entry. Eligible programs must have been launched or operated during the 2003-04 academic year. Entries may be submitted by instructor teams or individuals. Contact: Carolyn Hallman, Director of Awards, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, 1601 Valley Forge Rd., P.O. Box 706, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0706; (610) 933-8825 or (800) 896-5488; fax (610) 935-0522; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ffvf.org.