The web Browser you are currently using is unsupported, and some features of this site may not work as intended. Please update to a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Edge to experience all features Michigan.gov has to offer.
#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 Guadalupe Serrato, an English learner educator at Summit Academy North Elementary School, a Public School Academy in Romulus. Ms. Serrato, a non-native English speaker, shares her journey starting as a school volunteer, then paraprofessional, then a certificated teacher.
View the press release here: #proudMIeducator: Guadalupe Serrato Press Release.
Proud Michigan Educator Videos
- #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
- #proudMIeducator: Troops to Teachers Program
- #proudMIeducator: Cara Lougheed, 2019-20 Michigan Teacher of the Year
- #proudMIeducator: Jeremy Winsor, Fulton Schools, 2019-20 Region 4 Teacher of the Year
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
- MINews26: Person of the Week: Erich Wangeman
- 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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