Morningside Elementary’s Rachel Willis receives surprise $25,000 national educator award

UPDATE: Check out photo gallery here. Rachel Willis, a third-grade teacher at Morningside Elementary School, was the surprise recipient of a $25,000 national educator award this morning from the Milken Family Foundation. This prestigious award was presented to Willis by Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, during an assembly of teachers... Continue Reading →

APS honors 2010-11 Teachers of the Year; Brown Middle’s Belita Hamilton wins overall award

Pictured,┬átop row from L-R: Leslie Harrell-Tumlin, Belita Hamilton, Wanda Brown-Cook; Dr. Kathy Augustine; Ann Cramer. Middle row, from L-R: Urban Youth Harp Ensemble; various school teachers of the year; Tamara Cotman with Leslie Tumlin. Bottom row, from L-R: Belita Hamilton; Randolph Bynum and Wanda Brown-Cook; Hilaire Anelone and Belita Hamilton. UPDATE: Watch multi-media coverage including... Continue Reading →

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