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Jamestown Principal Adam Gehlhar Wins ND Milken Award

Jamestown High School  |  Jamestown, ND  |  Nov 21, 2017

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Jamestown 2017 Adam Gehlhar acceptance speech 2

Principal Adam Gehlhar addresses the students, staff and guests at his surprise Milken Educator Award notification at Jamestown High School. Known as a visionary leader, the principal balances bold and ambitious ideas with the practical communication and capacity-building skills required to execute them. A strong advocate for project-based learning (PBL), Principal Gehlhar reached out to innovative educators throughout the region, studying their methods and bringing best practices back to teachers. He also delivered a popular TEDx talk, “Redefine Learning,” challenging educators to embrace PBL, and created partnerships with North Dakota State University and farm and construction equipment manufacturers Bobcat Co. and Titan Machinery Inc. 

In this series:  Adam Gehlhar (ND '17)
In this photo:  Adam Gehlhar (ND '17)

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