Stamford Mayor Proclaims June 1st to be Stamford Public Education Foundation Awards Day In Honor of SPEF’s 15th Annual Event


STAMFORD, CT – The Stamford Public Education Foundation, a non-profit agency that serves the students and families in Stamford’s 21 public schools, today announced its fundraising gala ‘Up On the Roof’ will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, on the Rooftop Terrace at 600 Washington Boulevard. The Honorable Caroline Simmons, Mayor of Stamford has also proclaimed June 1st to be Stamford Public Education Foundation Awards Day in recognition of the annual event. Tickets are available for $150. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit:

According to SPEF CEO Lindsay Wyman, “The Stamford Public Education Foundation’s 15th annual Excellence in Education Awards will be an evening of celebration and inspiration as community leaders and educators are honored for their commitment to public education.” The evening features a networking reception, a silent auction, musical performances by Project Music, delicious hors d’oeuvres paired with specially selected wine and beer donated by Domaine Bousquet and Two Roads, respectively, and the exciting awards ceremony.

At this year’s Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony, SPEF is honoring leaders in education, volunteerism, and community giving. This year’s award recipients are:
• SPEF Leadership Award: Senator Patricia Billie Miller
• SPEF Community Giving Award: Deloitte
• SPEF Educator Award: One winner is announced the night of the event! (17 nominations were received from SPS PTOs!)
• Stamford Public Schools Teacher of the Year: Jonathan Ringel, Stamford High School

SPEF is especially grateful to the 2022 Excellence in Education Awards sponsors for their support for public education, including:

Presenting Sponsor: NatWest
Magna Cum Laude: Deloitte; First County Bank; Henkel; Pitney Bowes; Rubenstein Partners; Springworks Therapeutics
Cum Laude: Berkowitz & Hanna; Garden Homes; Stamford Health
Honors: Align; Bess and John Barnes; Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey; Gregory and Adams, PC; Nicole and Dan Sandford; the Stamford Bank & Trust; TechR2; Wofsen, Rosen, Kweskin, and Kuriansky, LLP

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