Robin Kitsu (HI '01), a 2001 Milken Educator Award winner from Hawaii, has created a life-changing performing arts program for students—many of whom have faced roadblocks like poverty and substance abuse.
Nathan Gibbs-Bowling (WA '13), a teacher at Tacoma’s Lincoln High School and recipient of the 2013 Milken Educator Award, discusses why public school systems should work toward attracting and retaining their most effective teachers.
Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken talked to journalist Jane Stoddard Williams about his commitment to education and the importance of supporting and recognizing outstanding teachers.
We interviewed six Milken Educators who are avid bloggers of various levels (and styles) to bring you their stories and insights on the benefits of blogging and some mistakes to avoid.
Profiles of five Milken Educators who are growing and growing with the TAP System, changing the way that teachers are percieved and the impact that they can have.
Joplin High School's journey of disaster to recovery after the May 2011 EF-5 tornado that destroyed the school and much of the town. Assistant Superintendent Dr. Angie Besendorfer (MO '96) shares their story and the lessons learned along the way that other educators can apply to their own schools.
In his second year at Brown Elementary, art teacher Barth Quenzer (CO '12) envisioned a way to take back the school from graffitti and vandalism, and build a community in the process. Six years later, his success is as clear as the writing on the wall.