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STEAM Teacher Jayda Pugliese Wins PA Milken Educator Award

Jayda Pugliese (PA '16)   |   Andrew Jackson Elementary School  |  Philadelphia, PA  |  October 5, 2016

What brings Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, and School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite to the gymnasium at Andrew Jackson Elementary School? A routine assembly turns into a career-changing celebration when science and math teacher Jayda Pugliese is surprised with a Milken Educator Award and $25,000, kicking off the Milken Family Foundation’s 30th year recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators across the U.S. Follow along in the photos below.

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