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BE BRAVE Awards.

We honor the educators and staff members who make an impact by creating a supportive, compassionate school culture where everyone feels seen, heard and valued.

Monthly winners will receive prizes and be invited to the end-of-year celebration.

January BE BRAVE Award Winner.

As Director of Special Services, Joseph Tramutolo has established a Special Education Parent Advisory Committee, organized monthly meetings for preschool disabled parents, and initiated professional development for staff on various special education initiatives. Passionate and tireless, he not only excels professionally but also as a dedicated parent, consistently advocating for the needs of students, staff, and parents in the realm of special education.

“In a short time, Mr. Tramutolo has facilitated the growth and development of home grown special education programming here in Edgewater. Mr. Tramutolo has brought back students who would typically be sent out of district and developed programming to ensure that the students are educated in their home community with typically developing peers.”

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Our Monthly Winners

Antoinette Rose Principal
The Connie Lekas School - Brooklyn
Dr. Harold Abraham Principal
Norwood Public Schools
Nikki Runion School Counselor
Martin J. Gottlieb
Medina Del Castillo Assistant Principal
The Young Women's Leadership School of East Harlem

The BE BRAVE AWARDS honor administrators, teachers and school staff who actively promote feelings of belonging and reduce the stigma around talking about and caring for our emotional and mental well-being.

We often connect bravery to outward displays of courage, like auditioning for a play or trying out for a sport, but bravery can also include emotional vulnerability. This award honors the adults in the school community who model emotional vulnerability and encourage and support others to be brave enough to do the same.

Being emotionally brave is critical to creating a supportive and connected school community, which is proven to promote well-being and positive learning outcomes.

How We Honor BE BRAVE Winners.

Every month we will celebrate one administrator, teacher or staff member, rewarding them with:

  • A cash gift card + a certificate of appreciation
  • An invitation to the end-of-year BE BRAVE awards celebration event in NYC May 2024
  • Recognition across Robin’s email and social media channels
Submit Your Nomination Now

FAQs

Any administrator, teacher or staff member who has taken action to connect and strengthen their school community. Must be employed at any K-12 school in the United States.

It takes under 5 minutes! Simply complete a Google form to tell us how the administrator, teacher or school staff member creates a supportive, compassionate school culture where everyone feels seen, heard and valued.

The Robin team looks for inspiring and deserving adults in the K-12 school community. Each recipient we honor has made a positive impact on bringing the community together. We honor a variety of administrators, teachers, counselors and staff members who advocate for and establish a culture of belonging.

If your nomination is selected, we will contact you and the person you nominated before we make an announcement to the public.

All of the monthly winners and those who nominated them will be invited to attend the ceremony.  The Robin team and advisors will all be in attendance to celebrate these deserving award recipients.

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