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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 newest #proudMIeducator video, features Dr. Brian Smith and Sha’Malia Willis, educators at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum in Detroit. The museum looks back to honor the Tuskegee Airmen, first all-African American fighter pilot squadron, while recognizing the importance of looking forward to inspire and educate the next generation of aviators.
To learn more, please view the press release.
Proud Michigan Educator Videos
- #proudMIEducator: Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum
- #proudMIEducator: Stacie Yokhana, Fraser Public Schools
- #proudMIeducator: Heather Dew, 2022 Education Support Staff Professional of the Year
- #proudMIeducator: Angela St. Amant, Dansville Public Schools
- #proudMIeducator: Ana Aleman-Putman and Alfredo Aleman
- #proudMIeducator: Future Proud MI Educator EXPLORE
- #proudMIeducator: Alfredo Aleman, Arcadia Elementary, Kalamazoo Public Schools
- #proudMIeducator: 2022-23 Michigan Teacher of the Year Nanette Hanson, Escanaba Area Schools
- #proudMIeducator: Ana Aleman-Putman, Grandville Public School District
- #proudMIeducator: Steven Loonsfoot of Shepherd Elementary/Middle School
- #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
For the complete list of videos, please view the #proudMIeducator Youtube Playlist.
Future Proud Michigan Educators
View Future Proud Michigan Educator videos on the Future Proud Michigan Educator YouTube playlist.
For more information on how you can become a proud Michigan educator, visit our Future Proud Michigan Educator page.
In the Media
- #proudMIeducator Press Releases
- 9&10 News: Indigenous Teacher Steven Loonsfoot Gains Statewide Attention Through Proud Educator Series
- 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 MDE-PME@Michigan.gov to learn more about how you can get involved!
- 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