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After three years as an instructional coach, Lacy Rivera (NM ’19) felt a strong pull back to the classroom: “I have missed teaching every single day.”

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Milken Educators share the COVID-19 teaching strategies they're planning to keep in their practices, even after the pandemic is over.

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COVID-19 took STEAM Expeditions students out of their Jersey City classroom, but technology and dedicated educators kept science learning alive.

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Meet the Milken Educators

Learn more about the outstanding teachers and principals who make up the Milken Educator family.

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Milken Educators are shaping educational policy and impacting student outcomes for their states and the entire nation.

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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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May 07, 2021
National Science Teaching Association Names 2021 Recipients of Its Teacher Awards Program
National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) — Arlington, VA

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Johnson Moves from Bryant Elementary to Sunrise Middle School Principal
The Grand Island Independent — Grand Island, NE