Michigan Teacher of the Year

Yes, YOU Are Making a Difference in the Life of a Student

November 15, 2022

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Dawn Perez shares her story to show her students and fellow teachers how they can overcome their struggles. ...

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Great Administrators Set the Tone for Successful Schools

November 8, 2022

Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson talks about her principal, Paulette Wickham, and all the good a positive administrator can do. ...

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It Starts with the Basics ... STEM Lessons and Healthy Food

October 18, 2022

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Bill Boerman shares how he successfully brought food, nutrition and business lessons to his STEM classroom. ...

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Celebrating and Empowering our Educational Colleagues

October 11, 2022

To focus on the positive, Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson brings attention to two passionate art educators in Escanaba Public Schools. ...

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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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