Application, Selection, and Recognition Timeline


Application Submission

Systems complete and submit online application.
Application Deadline: March 27, 2020

Application Review

Review team evaluates applications and supporting evidence using a common set of criteria.
March 2020

Finalist Notification

All applicants will be informed of their application status. Selected finalists will continue to the evaluation site visit phase of the process.
April 2020

Evaluation Site Visits

The review team will conduct evaluation site visits at each finalist’s location(s) and may request supplementary materials prior to the visit.  
April–May 2020

Luminaries Announcement 

The review team will select and notify the 2020 Luminaries.
June 2020

Ongoing Recognition and Sharing

Battelle for Kids will work with Luminaries to share their stories for the benefit of students everywhere.
June 2020–May 2021

Luminaries Celebration

Luminaries will be spotlighted at the Battelle for Kids EdLeader21 Annual Event 2020 in Orlando, FL.
September 29–October 1, 2020