Let’s celebrate our local teachers at the 11th Annual “virtual” WAVE Awards on May 6th!

Virtual on Zoom, tonight Thurs. May 6th at 5:30 p.m.

The WAVE Awards celebrates teachers throughout the Venice community who are peer-chosen for their excellence in EDU.

Register here!

 Here is a message from VCC Education Committee Chair and Founder/Director of Ecole Claire Fontaine, Joëlle Dumas:

Joelle Dumas

After mourning the loss of the 10th annual WAVE Awards, we are dusting off our tiaras and RISING TO THE CHALLENGE.

Moving forward to the 11th annual WAVE Awards we go virtual this year.

In a year that has seen our educational system uprooted by COVID-19’s rising inequities, winning teachers are “Rising to the Challenge,” meaningfully connecting with their students to foster both empathy and moral independence, essential in crafting meaningful lives in our evolving global community.

The WAVE Awards celebrates teachers throughout the community who are chosen by their peers for their excellence in education

Want to support and help celebrate our local teachers!

By contributing $500 to the WAVE, you will receive:

  • Inclusion in event press release
  • ​Recognition during the virtual WAVE Awards
  • Name placement on website, Facebook, flyers & virtual program


In the service of education since 2010.

About the VCC Education Committee:

The VCC Education Committee is the bridge between business and education in Venice, a forum where action & ideas meet, and a channel of communication for sharing  energy, innovation & intelligence. Our common purpose is to nurture a future community whose ability to learn, create and lead will inspire the world.

For more May 6, 2021 event information: venicewaveawards.weebly.com


View past Wave Award photos by Venice Paparazzi

Venice Paparazzi Fun Fact: VP has covered WAVE Awards since the inaugural event in 2011.  View 2011-2019 photos here! Need photographers or a photo booth?  Hire Venice Paparazzi


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