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#proudMIeducator is a Michigan Department of Education initiative that aims to acknowledge, elevate, and celebrate the work of great educators in the State of Michigan.
Latest #proudMIeducator Video
The latest #proudMIeducator video features Steven Loonsfoot, an elementary/middle school educator in Shepherd Public School District, and proud tribal member of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.
While the video shows that he is a successful and popular educator among his peer educators and students, Mr. Loonsfoot adds that “it’s a huge thing for Indigenous people to have a presence in the schools.”
For more information, view the press release: Indigenous Educator from Shepherd Highlighted in #proudMIeducator Video.
Proud Michigan Educator Videos
- #proudMIeducator: Guadalupe Serrato of Summit Academy North Elementary
- #proudMIeducator: Maryna Hedeen of Woodhaven-Brownstone Schools
- #proudMIeducator: Tony Spencer of Kalamazoo Public Schools
- #proudMIeducator: 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter of Holt Public Schools
- #proudMIeducator: Janine Scott, Detroit Public Schools Community District, 2020-21 Region 10 Teacher of the Year
- #proudMIeducator: Future Proud Michigan Educators
- #proudMIeducator: The Power of the Profession - State Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice
- #proudMIeducator: Proud Black Male Educators
For the complete list of videos, please view the #proudMIeducator Youtube Playlist.
For more information on how you can become a proud Michigan educator, visit our Future Proud Michigan Educator page.
In the Media
- MLive: After a 20-year detour driving a school bus, Kalamazoo veteran shines as a teacher
- UpNorthLive.com: TC West High Choir teacher recognized for creating positive learning community
- Traverse City Public Schools Choir Teacher Focus of Latest #proudMIeducator Video
- The Meemic Foundation is Spotlighted in Latest #proudMIeducator video
- Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council (MTLAC) Highlighted in Newest Video
- Military Veteran Finds Second Calling in the Classroom as Elementary Teacher
- MDE, MSU Collaboration Aims to Celebrate MI Teachers, Build Capacity
- MDE Continues #proudMIeducator Video Campaign Featuring Lansing Teacher
- School News Network: U.S. Marine turned teacher honored as Proud Michigan Educator
- MDE marks Veterans Day by highlighting a military veteran-turned-educator
- MDE Launches 2018-2019 #proudMIeducator Campaign Featuring Video with MTOY Laura Chang
- School News Network: Knowing Students Comes First - Luke Wilcox, 2017-2018 Michigan Teacher of the Year
- MDE Launches Campaign to Recognize and Celebrate Michigan Educators
Let's Celebrate Proud Michigan Educators!
This campaign is a joint venture with any supporters who want to celebrate Michigan educators. Are you a supporter of Proud Michigan Educators? Email Josh Roesner at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how you can get involved!
Know a Proud Michigan Educator who would be a great choice for a future #proudMIeducator video? We want to know! Simply complete this proposal form and email it to Josh Roesner at email@example.com.
- Like, share, and comment on our videos
- Share your own videos and tag us
- Use #proudMIeducator to celebrate your work and the work of other proud Michigan educators