Educator Awards

Baltimore is blessed with a multitude of excellent teachers in all of our local schools. Annually, CJE recognizes one distinguished educator for the Sam Kahan Distinguished Educator/ Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. This award was established by the family of Sam Kahan in order to honor Sam for his many years of community leadership. This award perpetuates Sam’s legacy of personal commitment to Jewish education and to strengthening Baltimore’s Jewish educational institutions. The recipient is a master Jewish educator who serves as an inspiration to both students and peers and is also our community’s nominee for the national Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Additionally, every other year, CJE hosts a community-wide nomination process, followed by an awards ceremony in May, where educators can be nominated by their peers and community members.

Join us for the Educators Award Event on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Please click on the links below to find out which educators have been recognized by The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education for excellence in Jewish education.

Annotated Award List

2018 Educator Awards

2017 Educator Awards

2016 Educator Awards

2015 Educator Awards

2014 Educator Awards

2013 Educator Awards

For questions, please contact Zina Segal

CJE is an agency funded by THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.