Best Commitment to Education Finalists

The Citizen award for this category is dedicated to a single strategic initiative focused on improving educational outcomes for students. Eligible initiatives could focus on a number of topics including Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), early education, K-12, teacher training, access to technology & resources, or continuing education among others. The initiative must show a commitment to improving student achievement and demonstrate measurable results.

2013 Finalists


3M 2013 Winner!

3M's 40 year partnership with the Saint Paul Public Schools system exposes an entire community to STEM and brings opportunity to children in need. Learn more


Cisco Systems

Through its Networking Academy, Cisco is helping close the ITC talent gap around the world. Along the way it demonstrates that socially responsible programs can also support the growth and success of the company itself. Learn more


The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

One in four public school children in the United States dropout before completing high school. Ritz Carlton looks to helps every student graduate from high school through their Succeed Through Service program. Learn more