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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 Video

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

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

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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 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

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