Michigan Teacher of the Year

Meet Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson

August 8, 2023

2023-24 Michigan Teacher of Year Candice Jackson chats with us about her career, her MTOY goals and how Quinta Brunson should play her in a bio pic. ...

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Can Small Group Instruction Enhance Teaching and Learning?

June 21, 2023

Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson talks about small group differentiation and the Daily 5 as a useful, beneficial tool. ...

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Will the Test Gods Please Listen?

May 16, 2023

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Carl Brownlee makes an appeal for standardized test reform for students facing a number of challenges. ...

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A Love Letter to Michigan Teachers

May 9, 2023

Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson shares her love for her fellow educators and highlights the positive impact she hopes to pay forward from teachers who influenced her. ...

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Students Face Mental Health Crisis, but There's Hope

April 18, 2023

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Jennifer Sepetys shares the way she's been helping her students deal with an increase in mental health issues. ...

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Starting a Love of Math at the Elementary Level

April 11, 2023

Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson shares the ways she promotes math equity and helps instill a love of learning in her elementary students. ...

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Congrats to the 2023-24 MI Regional Teachers of the Year

April 10, 2023

The Michigan Department of Education has announced the 2023-24 Michigan Regional Teachers of the Year, an award The Meemic Foundation is proud to sponsor. ...

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Education Has Gone to the Dogs!

March 21, 2023

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Stacy Trosin introduces us to Rosie, a therapy dog that visits her school to help students smile and feel better when they are struggling. ...

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Community Matters in School and Beyond

March 14, 2023

Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson talks about the importance of laying a foundation for children to forge safe and meaningful relationships. ...

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The ‘Specials’ Are Essential to Education

February 21, 2023

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Ashleigh Lore shares her and her students' thoughts on the importance of classes that break the "traditional" classroom mold. ...

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