Inspiring Teacher of the Week

By Jeff Rivenbark  BOLIVIA, NC (WWAY) — Walk the halls at Brunswick County Early College High School and you’ll see the school’s mascot prominently displayed. The “firebird” represents rising from ashes to fly again. That’s a lesson every ninth grader learns in Alise White’s “Freshman Success” program. Every student enrolled at the school must...

Inspiring Teacher Receives Award

By Joe Dejka It’s hard to keep a secret in an elementary school, but this time it worked. Teacher Rebecca Streff said she was “clueless” before the big announcement on Monday that she received a Milken Educator Award — the only one in Nebraska this year. When a Milken Family Foundation official attending an...

Inspiring Oklahoma Teacher Recognized

By Kyle Hinchey  An East Central High School teacher didn’t know what to think about his prominent role in Tulsa Regional Chamber Chairman David Stratton’s inaugural speech. Stratton highlighted AP math teacher David Lanning while addressing the need for increased education funding at the chamber’s annual meeting Thursday. Particularly, the chairman lauded a voluntary...

The Transformative Power of Virtual Education

By Rimsha Syed BEAMING. Shekema Silveri being given the Milken Educator Award at the Georgia assembly. (via: https://www.milkeneducatorawards.org) Grappling with the reality of the national teacher shortage crisis and the timeless desire to maintain an intimate teaching environment for the sake of community, Ms. Shekema Silveri is delighted to build relationships and meet the...