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Meet Foundation Donor Susan Tiley - and More News

May 18, 2022

Meet Susan Tiley, a Meemic Foundation supporter whose monthly donations have helped a school right in her neighborhood. Also read about the latest grant and sign up for our annual golf outing. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

‘You Can Do This’ – Keep Making Your Voices Heard

May 10, 2022

Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter has a message for teachers: Your voice is important, and it matters as we work to make education better. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Nanette Hanson Named 2022-23 Michigan Teacher of the Year

May 4, 2022

Escanaba Public Schools teacher Nanette Hanson has been named the 2022-23 Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY), an award The Meemic Foundation has sponsored for 16 years. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

AWSA Names Filter and Ebbe Principals of the Year

April 27, 2022

AWSA has named Stephanie Filter and Dr. Anuradha Ebbe as its 2022 Wisconsin Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year. The Meemic Foundation is a proud sponsor of the awards. ...

Topic: Wisconsin Principal of the Year

Spreading ‘The Infectious Joy of Learning’!

April 19, 2022

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Brian Paul talks about how he inspires and propagates success in his classroom by helping students take risks. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Touring the State Shows How Teachers Help Students Shine

April 12, 2022

Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter celebrates learners across the state and shares some of the “magical moments” she has witnessed on her travels over the past several months. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Congrats to the 2022-23 MI Regional Teachers of the Year

March 29, 2022

The Michigan Department of Education has announced the 2022-23 Michigan Regional Teachers of the Year, an award The Meemic Foundation is proud to sponsor. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Flight of Fancy Brings Teacher Back to ‘Wild Things’ in Class

March 15, 2022

In her guest blog, Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Bethany Vonck looks for a little escape but is ready to "let the wild rumpus start" at school. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Lesson from ‘The Giver’: Fight to Keep Books in Hand

March 8, 2022

MTOY Leah Porter says we should be like Jonas in "The Giver" and advocate to provide access to books that help us explore our beautiful world. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

BRIDGE Program: Behavioral Intervention Program for Students

March 2, 2022

Wisconsin Associate Principal of the Year Matt Raduechel shares the success his school has had with the BRIDGE program: Breathe, Reflect, Internalize, De-escalate, Grow and Exit. ..

Topic: Wisconsin Principal of the Year