2024 Standing Ovation
Celebrating the city’s best educators.
Honorees since inception.
Raised since 2010.
Giving educators the recognition they deserve.
Since 2010, Standing Ovation has brought together thousands of DC’s business leaders, philanthropic champions, education partners, and civic leaders to honor the achievements of DCPS’ top teachers, leaders, and school communities. This star-studded awards ceremony plays a critical role in elevating the teaching profession and celebrating proven solutions for urban education.
Celebrating excellence in education.
Recognized for their unwavering dedication and commitment, 2023 awardees demonstrated excellence in fostering a positive learning environment, inspiring students, and implementing innovative teaching methods, thereby making significant strides in the realm of education within the DC Public Schools
Pepco, An Exelon Company
Mark & Sally Ein Foundation
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
Arnold & Porter
Ben and Lori Soto
Give Better Group
Kevin Downey and Michele Jolin
One Table Strategies
Thomas and Denise Penny
Tom and Ann Friedman