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Award Notification: Nardi Routten (FL '14)
Frances K. Sweet Elementary School
Excellence in Teaching Earns FL Teacher Nardi Routten “Outstanding” Milken Award
“Teaching is part of what I am. It’s what I do,” declares fourth-grade Fort Pierce, Florida, teacher Nardi Routten. Nardi was surprised with the prestigious Milken Educator Award—and the accompanying $25,000 cash prize—at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School, where she’s making significant strides in improving student learning. Florida First Lady Ann Scott and State Education Commissioner Pam Stewart joined Milken Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley for the announcement. Watch the video to learn why Nardi is worthy of this national honor.