Connections: Linking Talented Educators
Connections: Linking Talented Educators

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  • Spotlight: Abby Turbak (SD '22)

    January 27, 2023

    First grade teacher Abby Turbak doesn’t remember teachers building meaningful relationships with her when she was a student. That’s part of what motivated her to pursue education: “I wanted to be that teacher for my kids.”

  • Spotlight: Christopher Nunez (NM '22)

    January 26, 2023

    Fourth grade teacher Christopher Nunez believes that his Milken Educator Award surprise will be a “forever memory” for the students who witnessed it: “They’ll always understand that being a teacher can truly be an honor.”

  • Spotlight: Jessica Kavitz (WY '22)

    January 23, 2023

    Kindergarten teacher Jessica Kavitz incorporates a lot of physical activity into her class to keep her young students engaged and ready to learn: “Everybody is happier when they’re moving and dancing!” 

  • Spotlight: Jessica Barnette (NC '22)

    January 13, 2023

    The relationships Jessica Barnette builds with her K-1 students endure long after they move up: “I will always be there to support and encourage them, even after they have left my classroom.”

  • I Loved Being a Principal — But My Heart Is In the Classroom

    November 9, 2022

    "My time as a principal made me a better teacher and a stronger leader," says Brian Allman (WV '19). Teaching social studies at Buckhannon-Upshur High School is a full-circle experience — some of his ninth graders witnessed his Milken Award surprise as middle schoolers. 

  • Finding Joy, at School and in Life

    September 15, 2022

    Jamie Karaffa (ME ’21) reminds us of the importance of human connection: “We truly need each other to find joy.”

  • Milken Educators Work Together to Make a Difference in West Virginia

    August 22, 2022

    West Virginia’s Milken Educators convene to tackle the state’s teacher shortage.

  • Advice for New Teachers, From a 40-Year Veteran

    August 11, 2022

    Be brave, be forgiving, be yourself: Classroom veteran Jane Fung (CA '02) shares advice for teachers beginning their careers.

  • How We Learn: Tackling Global Issues in Early Childhood Classrooms

    August 9, 2022

    Dr. Renee Richardson (NJ '08) leads pre-K and kindergarten students in a yearlong foray into problem-based learning.

  • What’s In a Grade?

    July 20, 2022

    Spurred by a desire to promote equity and reduce anxiety, Dr. Jasmine S. Lellock (MA ’05) and her colleagues at Newton South High School are looking at their grading systems with fresh eyes.

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