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Meet the 2014–15 Milken Educator Award Winners


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Tracy Espiritu with Mary Pat Christie

Tracy Espiritu (NJ '14) │Teacher, Dr. Albert Einstein Academy #29 │Elizabeth, NJ

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Date of Award: Dec. 08, 2014

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, and Mathematics) teacher Tracy Espiritu left a lucrative career as a product engineer to become a teacher and now she's leading Einstein students to success in math and science!  Tracy, who once dreamed of becoming an astronaut, is helping launch students to success through the creation of an afterschool Einstein Astronaut Program for grades 5-8.

In this photo: New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie (left) helps Tracy celebrate her new-found honor.

In this photo:  Tracy Espiritu (NJ '14)

All photos should be credited to "Milken Family Foundation" unless otherwise noted.

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