Eight others honored as Teacher of the Year finalists. Besides Benjamin, eight other teachers were also finalists for 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. Here are their reflections on why they teach.
Her own personal love of learning and language is what inspired Natalia Benjamin to become a teacher, and helping her students find their own voice within language and the world is part of why she was named the 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. “Students can find their voice and realize that as they understand and…
Nominations open Oct. 1 for the 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, and remain open through Nov. 15.
Education Minnesota once again hosted a booth at the Minnesota State Fair, where people could receive a free photo calendar, as well as thank educators who were influential in their lives on Post-it notes.