Minneapolis Educator Leadership Awards Logo

Nominate an educator leader for making a difference beyond his or her classroom.

Help them win up to $10,000 to put toward their school.


Do you know an educator in a Title I school in the Minneapolis Public School District who is making a difference in the lives of his or her students? Does this person go above and beyond to better the lives of students outside the classroom? Nominate him or her today.

Learn More

Find out more about the Minneapolis Educator Leadership Awards and how these educators are making an impact on students in the community.


Learn more about the organizations that sponsor the Minneapolis Educator Leadership Awards and how they work together to select award winners and ensure successful grant-funded programs.

Award Winners

Meet the MELA recipients and learn more about the grant-funded projects at their schools.

Contact Us

For more information on finalists, to learn more about the nomination and selection processes, or to speak with someone on the MELA committee, please complete our contact form.