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Science Star Dan Adler Wins MA Milken AwardDan Adler (MA '17) | UP Academy Leonard | Lawrence, MA | Nov 01, 2017
What's going on at UP Academy Leonard in Lawrence? Massachusetts Acting Education Commissioner Jeff Wulfson is here for a back-to-school visit—but does he have something else up his sleeve? The mystery is solved when Wulfson introduces Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, who surprises sixth-grade science teacher Dan Adler with the state's 2017-18 Milken Educator Award and a huge $25,000 check. Adler is the first recipient from Lawrence Public Schools. Follow his life-changing day in the photos below.