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Retrospect and Resolutions for 2022

January 14, 2022

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Janet Swarthout looks back and 2021 and proposes some teacher resolutions for 2022. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Gratitude in the Midst of Our Challenges

January 14, 2022

Illinois Teacher of the Year Justin Johnson thanks his fellow teachers for caring and working to fulfill the needs of all students during a challenging year. ...

Topic: Outreach

Planting the Seeds of Leadership Helps Students in Life

January 11, 2022

Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter says teachers have the opportunity every day to plant the seeds of possibility with students. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

A Chance to Say Thanks

December 14, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Cheldora Haynes takes a moment to say thank you to those in our school community. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Bringing Humanity to Our Relationships with Families

December 7, 2021

For Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter, a small moment of kindness set the foundation in how she builds relationships and fosters partnerships with families. ...
 

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Tina Miller Talks Winning Elementary Principal of the Year

December 1, 2021

Wisconsin Elementary Principal of the Year Tina Miller shares how winning the award has affected her career and introduced her to a network of inspiring educators. ...

Topic: Wisconsin Principal of the Year

Winter News from The Meemic Foundation

December 1, 2021

Join us as we expand further into the world of social media with new platforms just for The Foundation. ...
 

Topic: Notes from the Director

What Are Your 'COVID Keeps'?

November 16, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Theresa Ziegeler wonders what we can learn from the changes since last March instead of just going "back to normal." ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Books Are Important Way to Promote Equity and Accessiblity

November 8, 2021

Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah portner shows that the work of equity and accessibility is the most important and essential work in education. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Thank You, New Teachers, for Choosing This Important Path

October 19, 2021

Michigan Regaional Teacher of the Year Kacie Hook offers gratitude and advice to an integral part of the educational system: the new teacher. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year