Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th grade English teacher in California, was named the 62nd National Teacher of the Year this morning. According to a press release from the Council of Chief State School Officers, which sponsors the annual award, Mieliwocki is a 14-year veteran teacher has been in her curre...
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April 23, 2012
January 25, 2012
Just a quick heads-up: The Council of Chief State School Officers has announced the finalists for the 2012 National Teacher of the Year. They are: • Gay Barnes, an elementary school teacher in Alabama with 21 years of experience; • Alvin Aureliano Davis, a high school music teacher in Fl...
May 06, 2011
Yesterday I had the chance to speak with several Teacher Ambassador Fellows at the teacher town hall meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Education.
May 02, 2011
Michelle Shearer, a chemistry teacher at Urbana High School in Ijamsville, Md., has been selected as the 61st National Teacher of the Year, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
September 14, 2010
Former Teacher blogger Anthony Mullen joined CNN today to give his thoughts on Pres. Obama's back-to-school speech.
September 14, 2010
The 2009 National Teacher of the Year, Anthony Mullenwho also happens to be a former blogger for Teacherwill be taking to CNN's airwaves today to respond to President Obama's back-to-school speech, to be delivered today at noon (correction: 1 p.m.) ET. The speech is expected to last 15-...
April 28, 2010
The Council of Chief State School Officers announces Iowa English Teacher Sarah Brown Wessling 2010 National Teacher of the Year. Note: There will be a formal ceremony announcing the new Teacher of the Year at the White House tomorrow. We'll have coverage, so check back for more.
April 27, 2010
Discretion gets you nowhere. For yesterday's event at the V.P.'s house, I was asked by Jill Biden's office to be the pool reporter for the NTOY celebration. My job was to write up a few quotes and a little color and feed it the media. So I did. I came back to work and also wrote a post for this b...