Excellent Educator: Anoka Middle School Teacher Brings Fun To Orchestra ClassWCCO This Morning visited Anoka to surprise a teacher who is getting kids to give orchestra a try.
Mark Trumper Honored For Teaching Elementary Students To Ride Bikes, Taking Them All Over MinneapolisThis week’s Excellent educator, Mark Trumper, is a very popular man at Pillsbury Elementary in Northeast Minneapolis.
Tiffany Willis Writes Grant After Grant To 'Provide The Best' For Her Young Northside Students Tiffany Willis teaches second grade at Lucy Craft Laney Community School on the north side of Minneapolis. Even though her students may be more economically disadvantaged, she makes sure each is challenged to their fullest.
Jessica Espy Brings Passion For Science To Students At Mounds View HighJessica Espy loves the challenge of teaching advanced placement chemistry at Mounds View High School.
'Artistry, Humanity, A Love Of Music': Beloved Roseville Band Teacher To Take Final Bow After 30 YearsA beloved band teacher is about to take his final bow in Roseville.
Shakopee High's Bio Teacher Michael Hoffman Gets Students To Challenge ThemselvesMichael Hoffman teaches Biology at Shakopee High School. It's his 10th year teaching at the school.
Shannon Treichel Sees Technology As A Tool To Teach Kids With Special NeedsShannon Treichel is an innovation coach for White Bear Lake Area Schools, and her job is to introduce new ideas to students.
Elk River Teacher Inspires Students To Be Creative During & After SchoolJessica Kemnitz teaches visual arts at Spectrum High School in Elk River.
'New Expectations': Orono Teacher Helps Third-Graders Transition To New School WCCO This Morning heads to Orono to meet a teacher helping her students transition to a new building.
Love, Listening & Hugs: A Veteran Preschool Teacher's Secret For SuccessCarolyn Koppel teaches at Beth El Aleph Preschool in St. Louis Park. She has worked with 2-year-olds for over 30 years. That alone may deserve an award, but she does way more to make them feel safe and at home after mom or dad drops them off.
'It's A Job I Love': Teacher Uses Inspiration From Daughter To Help Students LearnThis week we head to Eagan to surprise an Excellent Educator. Mrs. Carolyn Schindler teaches kindergarten at Woodland Elementary School in Eagan.
2 Teachers At Minnehaha Academy Challenge Students With ‘Innovative Lab’It is Wednesday when WCCO This Morning surprises an Excellent Educator. This week with not one, but two teachers who are being recognized for their contributions in the classroom.
Shakopee Speech Pathologist Helps Young Students Sound Out SuccessWhether her students are having trouble pronouncing their "r"s or making "th" sounds, Rebecca Fobes helps them sound it out until they get it right.
Iraq War Veteran Helps Roseville 7th Graders Make Sense Of HistoryJeffrey Bibeau teaches seventh grade social studies at Roseville Area Middle School. Along with teaching duties, he has also juggled active duty in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army.
For Nearly 30 Years, Mary Virgin Has Inspired Love For Reading In 3rd-GradersMary Virgin teaches at Cottage Grove Elementary. She takes her students on adventures by instilling in them a love of reading books. It's what makes her an Excellent Educator.