The Impact on Education foundation supports Boulder Valley Schools and its more than 31,000 students through wide-ranging projects that drive innovation and foster academic excellence.

Nominations are now being accepted for the Blake Peterson Lifetime Achievement Award, named after one of BVSD’s most fervent supporters, Blake Peterson, who passed away in 2017. The award recognizes an individual whose own passion for education and learning mirrors that of the award’s namesake.

Do you know someone who has served in any role, from either inside or outside the classroom, in a formal or informal role, for a significant period of time? Someone who has consistently–over the course of many years–demonstrated passion and commitment to tackling barriers to student equal opportunity and equity, positively impacting students’ lives and experiences, and improving BVSD?

Enter your nomination by February 3 at

The Daily Camera is proud to support Impact on Education and their awards program. It’s time to nominate your “hero in education” and recognize their good work.