Baruti Kafele (NJ '09) has written seven books, mostly in hotel rooms and on airplanes. His latest volume, The Principal 50, helps aspiring and seasoned administrators create cultures of excellence.
2013 Washington state Milken Educator Nate Gibbs-Bowling says one thing is clear: Students' ability to achieve is limited only by teachers' investment in their success.
Science teacher Courtney Matulka (NE '15) wants students to leave her class asking themselves an important question: "How can I leave my mark on the world?"
For Kimberly Freeman (SC '15), the 2016 Milken Educator Awards Forum offered more than novel classroom strategies: It was about thinking, dreaming, and doing.
After years in the classroom and school leadership, Maggie Knutson (MN ‘04) dove headfirst into a new world: building educational technology in Silicon Valley.
What does success look like for STEM teacher Nicki Derryberry (AZ '15)? When students aren't afraid to fail.
Six summers as a sleepaway camp counselor convinced Anthony Angelini (PA '15) that he wanted to work with kids — and made his 59-minute class periods seem completely manageable.
Kimberly Freeman (SC '15) knows she's succeeding as an educator when students — and colleagues — believe in their own power to change the world.
Lauren Wilson (VA '15) tells students who express interest in education that the world needs as many great teachers as possible: "It's the only way to keep raising great humans."
A long line of female math teachers in middle school, high school and college gave Rhonda Burrage (MS '15) a bevy of role models and reinforced her decision to enter the classroom.
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