Straight out of college, Colin DeGroot (NM '15) became the science teacher on an ELL team — and learned a valuable lesson about communicating with students.
Instead of trying to convince students to consider education as a career path, Kevin Tobe (MI '15) asks them about the change they want to see in the world — and how to make it happen.
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.
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