Michigan Teacher of the Year

Advice to First-Year Me

September 20, 2022

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Kathee Lamberies shares some advice for first-year, from persevering to becoming a lifelong learner. ...

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Bringing Joy Back into My Classroom

September 13, 2022

Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson shares the ways she plans on focusing on the positives in her classroom and school building. ...

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Meet Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson

August 16, 2022

We chat with 2022-23 Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson of Escanabe Area Public Schools about her career, goals and Reese Witherspoon playing her in a teaching biopic. ...

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‘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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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