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Award Notification: Jacqueline A. Simms (DC '12)
Anne Beers Elementary School
Third-Grade Teacher Jacqueline Simms of D.C. Public Schools Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
As a young girl, what did newest Milken Educator Award winner Jacqueline Simms dream of doing? And what did the devil have to do with it? (Watch the video to find out!)
Third-grade teacher Jacqueline Simms of Anne Beers Elementary School in Washington, D.C. was stunned to learn that she was selected as the sole D.C. recipient of the prestigious Milken Educator Award. Milken Family Foundation Co-Founder Mike Milken presented the honor – which comes with a $25,000 cash prize – during a schoolwide assembly. Also in attendance were State Superintendent of Instruction Hosanna Mahaley Jones and D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson.