Excellent Educator: Bill Campbell At Maranatha Christian AcademyYou know good things are happening in a school when the kids beg to go in early. That's the case at on school in Brooklyn Park and it's all thanks to one teacher.
Excellent Educator: Lauren Hansen At Thomas Lake ElementaryThe award may be a surprise, but Mrs. Lauren Hansen began her path to excellence long ago.
Excellent Educator: Principal Gail Wolfe At Christian Heritage AcademyAs a principal, it can be hard to track down Gail Wolfe buzzing throughout the halls of Christian Heritage Academy.
Excellent Educators: Katherine Rader & Tawni Gaslin Of Four Seasons A+ ElementaryEvery Wednesday we like to honor one Twin Cities teacher who goes above and beyond. But this week we got an unusual request from a parent.
Excellent Educator: Kari Johnson Of Red Pine ElementaryThis week your nomination letters took us to Eagan's Red Pine Elementary.
Excellent Educator: Minnetonka Community's Mayo HartHer students come to her class sometimes not knowing a word of English but, as WCCO learned, in just months can give a TV interview with confidence.
'My Calling': Mpls. Teacher Shapes Lives Of Students In School, ChurchYou could call Brian Sullivan a jack of all trades. As the Head of School at Maranatha Christian Academy in Minneapolis he shapes the lives of students in school, church and far beyond.
Hopkins Teacher Helps Girls Overcome Stereotypes In STEM FieldWe know most schools are on winter break, giving students and teachers well deserved time off. But WCCO This Morning is not taking any time off from recognizing Twin Cities educators who make a difference.
Minnetonka Teacher Connects With Students Through Vinyl ClubIf the saying goes education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire, Sam Neisen is creating a lot of sparks at Minnetonka High School.
Woodbury Teacher Uses Inventive Classroom, Flexible Seating To Help Kids LearnDanielle Beekman teaches 4th grade. From how she puts her 100 percent best effort into everything she does to her unique classroom setting, there are a number of reasons why Beekman is this week's Excellent Educator.
Teacher Uses Experience To Educate Visually Impaired StudentsThis week's Excellent Educator has a reputation for arriving early and staying late to meet the needs of her students who are visually impaired.
Excellent Educator: Heidi Hacket At Fieldstone ElementaryHeidi Hacket, a third grader teacher at Fieldstone Elementary in St. Michael, goes above and beyond to connect with not only her students, but also with their parents.
Excellent Educator: Risa Lieser Of Coon Rapids Family PlaceThis week's Excellent Educator is being awarded for her work not only with her students but also with their parents.
PE Teacher Helps Kids ‘Fall In Love With Fitness’ By Taking Them FishingThere is a lot of fun to be had running around inside a gym. But one P.E. teacher in Minneapolis takes the learning to the lake.
Coon Rapids H.S. Choir Teacher Hits Right Note With StudentsMs. Amy Johnson at Coon Rapids High School is hitting the right note with students. The choir teacher not only makes students sound their best, but feel their best with a saying she tells them every Friday.