BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A language arts instructor at Mound Westonka High School in Mound has been named the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Corey Bulman was presented with the award Sunday. He is the 53rd recipient of the award, and the first from the Westonka district in the western Minneapolis suburbs.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 3 Deaths, 882 New Cases Reported; 52% Of Minnesotans 16 And Older Are Fully Vaccinated
Bulman has taught his entire career at Mound Westonka, where he started teaching in 2000.READ MORE: Teen Falls 5 Stories In Fruen Mill, Seriously Injured
In his Teacher of the Year portfolio, Bulman wrote that he struggled as a young student until he met a group of dedicated high school teachers who saw his potential. He says the experience taught him that “education is a gift that is renewed every time it is shared.”
Education Minnesota, the statewide teachers union, organizes and underwrites the Teacher of the Year program.MORE NEWS: 'Absolutely Check Your Policies': Breezy Point Couple Learns COVID's Effect On Insurance The Hard Way
(© Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)