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2015-16 Milken Educator Awards

The Milken Educator Awards team continues its cross-country tour this week. Where will the next Milken Educator be crowned? Follow along in our photo galleries.

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About the Milken Educator Awards

We've been recognizing outstanding educators with $25,000 cash prizes for 30 years. Our online newsroom has all the facts about this year's recipients.

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#MyTeacherRocks Instagram Contest

CONGRATULATIONS! This student-teacher selfie won $500 for Ms. Wittgren's classroom at George Beadle Middle School. Click to see our favorite photos and enter yours today!

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12 Ways the Military Prepared Me for the Classroom

Four Milken Educators talk about the ways their military experience made them better teachers.

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Milken Educators: Where Are They Now?

Milken Educators travel varied paths in their post-Award careers. Here's the second part of our series looking at what our Milken Educators are doing today

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What are the Milken Educator Awards?

Film has the Oscar™, music has the Grammy™, science has the Nobel Prize and sports has its Olympic Gold, but what about the unsung heroes on the frontlines shaping our future?  Where is the recognition for our nation’s educators?  Enter Lowell Milken and the Milken Educator Awards.

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Nov 24, 2015
Haslett Teacher Wins National Award
WILX-TV — Lansing, MI

Nov 24, 2015

Nov 24, 2015
Haslett Math Teacher Receives National Honor, $25,000
Lansing State Journal — Lansing, MI