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Sean Griffin (VA '10)


Brambleton Middle School
Ashburn, VA

Subject(s) taught: History
Grade(s): 7

At the time of the Award, Sean Griffin was:

Belmont Station Elementary School
Ashburn, VA

Subject(s) taught: Reading, Social Studies, English/Language
Grade(s): 5

Biographical Information

Sean Griffin, a seventh grade U.S. History teacher, is completing his second year at Brambleton Middle School in Ashburn, Virginia. The 2021-22 school year was his 18th year as a teacher for Loudoun County Public Schools and his 20th year as an educator. In 2010, he received a Virginia Milken Educator Award. Griffin has been a consistent presenter and mentor at the annual Teachers of Promise Institute, which honors pre-service teachers as they enter the profession. Griffin has been trained in personalized learning and project-based learning, incorporating these educational platforms into his daily teaching to inspire critical thinking and help students connect historical topics and themes to their daily lives. This fall, in addition to his classroom teaching, Sean will begin his first year as the Subject Area Lead Teacher for the Social Sciences and Global Studies department at Brambleton.

Sean Griffin In The News

Loudoun County elementary teacher wins Milken Educator Award
The Washington Post  |  Oct 10, 2010  |  Washington, DC

Fifth grade teacher surprised with Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award  |  WJLA  |  Oct 07, 2010  |  Washington, DC

Chesapeake teacher wins $25K Milken award
Daily Press  |  Oct 07, 2010  |  Chesapeake, VA

Chesapeake teacher surprised with $25K
WAVY-TV 10  |  NBC  |  Oct 07, 2010  |  Chesapeake, VA

Belmont Station's Griffin Honored With $25K Award
Leesburg Today  |  Oct 07, 2010  |  Leesburgh, VA