Baltimore is blessed with a multitude of excellent teachers in all our local schools. Annually, we recognize one distinguished educator for the Sam Kahan Distinguished Educator Award. This award was established by Sam Kahan upon completion of his service to the Associated as Campaign Chair and continued by his family 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.
Additionally, every other year, we host a community-wide nomination process, followed by an awards ceremony in May, where educators can be nominated by their peers and community members.
Please click on the links below to find out which educators have been recognized for excellence in Jewish education.