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Learn about our Legacy Award Winners.

We believe that great teachers deserve the highest accolades for the passion, talent, and dedication they bring to the classroom every day. That’s why we created the KinderCare Education Legacy Awards. Each year, seven of our very best early childhood and school-age educators are named KinderCare Education Legacy Award Winners and receive a cash prize of $10,000 and an all-expense paid trip to a national early childhood education conference.

Every single one of these educators brings a heartfelt passion and sense of purpose to their classrooms, inspiring children to become curious learners for life—and that’s what our legacy is all about.

These star teachers are proud to share their knowledge, advice, and passion with families and other educators on the KinderCare Blog for Parents.

Read more articles from our award-winning educators.

Follow Her Dreams: How to Help Your Child Find Her True Passions

Brightest Babies on the Block! 8 Ways to Build Baby Motor Development

Compassion Counts! How One Star Educator Teaches Kindness to Her Kids

Motivate with Love! How Positivity Makes Kids Better Learners

Got a Toddler? 5 Rules for Raising Two-Year-Olds (Without Going Nuts)

Read Up! 7 Creative Ideas to Inspire a Love of Books

5 Reasons Musical Activities Makes Kids Smarter

Raise Kind-Hearted Kids: 5 Sweet Ways to Nurture Empathy

5 Hands-On Ways to Learn With Your 5-Year-Old

Starting Kindergarten? What Your Child Needs to Be Ready

4 Wet-and-Messy Activities That Build Your Baby's Brain

Superstar Storytime: 7 Ways to Read Books to Your Kid Like a Pro

You Got This! Advice for New Parents From a Veteran Infant Teacher

Infant Sleep in Daycare: How KinderCare Successfully Manages Nap Time