The Marvin Maurer award recognizes educators who have made an outstanding commitment to embedding emotional intelligence into the fabric of a school, district, or community, and is committed to using the power of emotions to create a healthier and more equitable, innovative, and compassionate society. We invite you to learn more about Marvin Maurer and the influential educators who have received this award.

Marvin Maurer Award Recipients

Bonnie Brown, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence 

Maureen Lang, Academy District 20

Rafa Abrego, PrepaTec 

Steve Bergin, Ansonia Public Schools 

Mariela Chevry, PS.101Q School in the Gardens

Reyna Texler, West Haverstraw Elementary 

Brooke Jackson, NY Lab School for Collaborative Studies 

Laurie Morrison, Highline Public Schools

Mirellise Vasquez, Tauck Family Foundation

Dawn Brooks DeCosta, Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School

Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County (2016) 

Howard Hornreich, Shepherd Glen Elementary School (2013) 

Olivia Athorn, Girton Grammar School (2012)

Paul Flanagan, Girton Grammar School (2012) 

Megan Tannahill, Girton Grammar School (2012) 

Barbara Kulpa, Our Lady of the Snows (2012) 

Deedra Strang, Mercer Elementary (2010)