The EducationPlus Scholarship Awards were established to assist highly deserving teachers to continue professional development. The awards consist of a $1,500 stipend that is to be used to further the recipient’s professional development, with emphasis on improving student performance. There are five scholarships awarded annually:

  • Robert D. Elsea Scholarship— an award established in honor of Dr. Elsea, who served as EducationPlus’s Executive Director for 21 years (1966-1987).
  • Gerald D. Troester Scholarship— an award established in honor of Dr. Troester, who served as EducationPlus’s Executive Director for 5 years (1987-1992).
  • Gary K. Wright Insurance Trust Scholarship— an award established in honor of Dr. Wright, who served as EducationPlus’s Executive Director for 9 years (1992-2001).
  • John Oldani Scholarship— an award established in honor of Dr. Oldani, who served as EducationPlus’s Executive Director for 6 years (2001-2007).
  • CSD Health Insurance Trust Scholarship*— an award sponsored by the school districts participating in CSD’s Health Insurance Trust.

EducationPlus is accepting nominations until March 23, 2015. Each nomination must be accompanied by a completed application showing scholarly achievements, personal accomplishments and professional qualifications. All submissions must include a letter of support from the superintendent. Learn more here.

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