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Awards Program

Carnegie Learning Distinguished Higher Education Programs

Distinguished Schools

About the Award

The Carnegie Learning Distinguished Higher Education Programs honors programs that have overcome challenges to improve student performance and retention. Distinguished Higher Education Programs applicants will be evaluated and reviewed by a committee of Carnegie Learning employees and/or affiliates.

Winning programs will receive:

  • $250 gift card
  • Recognition plaque
  • Case study highlighting achievement

How to Nominate

To nominate an institution, please download the Nomination Packet (PDF) or read the requirements below.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Distinguished Schools award, a school must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Consistent implementation of Carnegie Learning solution
  • Consistent use of reports
  • Positive student results (increased student performance, retention, etc.)
  • Outstanding instructor/administrator leadership
  • Completion of the nomination form
  • Quantitative improvements, supported by documentation, such as reports or benchmark and retention rates


Before submitting your nomination, please review the following checklist and submission guidelines to ensure your nomination packet is complete.

Your nomination must include:

  • Nomination Form - completed by nominating educator (pages 1-5)
  • Photos - Please include photos of your school, students, teachers, and/ or class working with the Carnegie Learning Curriculum
  • Photo Release Form - Required for every individual present in any of the submitted photos
  • Release Form

How To Submit

You may submit a Nomination Packet by one of three means:

Download the Nomination Packet (PDF)

  1. Email completed Nomination Packet to:

  2. Mail completed Nomination Packet to:
    Carnegie Learning, Inc.
    Award Programs
    Frick Building, 20th Floor
    437 Grant Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219

  3. Fax completed Nomination Packet to:
    412-992-5090; Attn: Award Programs

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