This award, presented annually, is based on teacher evaluations submitted through the CILC website and recognizes outstanding performance by a content provider.
Congratulations to the recipients for 2013-2014 school year!
Recipients (average score 2.85-3.00)Adventures In Medicine & Science (AIMS) Program of Saint Louis University
Alaska SeaLife Center
Aquarium of the Pacific
Author Winner Twins
Center for Puppetry Arts
Challenger Learning Center (Rochester, New York)
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Fizzics Education (Australia)
Fresno Pacific University
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society
International Spy Museum
International Studies In Schools
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
LEARNnco Science and Learning
Manhattan School of Music
Mote Marine Laboratory
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
New York Hall of Science
Panhandle Plains Historical Museum
Pro Football Hall of Fame
Reef HQ Aquarium (Australia)
Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology (Canada)
The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center
The Sheffield Museum of Rural Life (Canada)
The Toledo Zoo
Touch the Sky Ltd (England)
Honorable Mention (average score of 2.8-2.84)Add-A-Tudez Entertainment Company
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Born 2 Move Movement Adventures
CESA 7 Educational Technology Services
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Creative Learning Factory (Formerly the Ohio Historical Society)
Global Education Motivators
Hank Fincken: A National Theatre Company of One
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Indiana University African Studies Program
JETS - Jerusalem EdTech Solutions
Kings County Office of Education
Lee Richardson Zoo
Milwaukee Public Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Smithsonian Institution- National Museum of Natural History
The Mariners' Museum
The National WWII Museum
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
- Must be a current content provider on the CILC website.
- Must have at least 10 program requests submitted for the designated school year.
- The averaged score for all program evaluations for the year must be 2.85 or higher out of a possible 3 (An individual program receives a star rating if it averages a 2.4 or higher.)
Each school year, the scores of ALL program evaluations for each content provider are averaged based on 7 questions which are:
- The presenter:
- was knowledgeable about the content.
- was engaging.
- The program:
- was engaging.
- was appropriate for the advertised age/grade range.
- aligned to the advertised educational standards .
- met the advertised educational objectives.
- had an impact on student learning.
Each question has a numerical value which drives the star rating on the CILC website and the CILC Pinnacle Award.
Check out the recipients for the CILC Pinnacle Award for Professional Development Providers.