'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.
Excellent Educator: Emily Firkus Of Minnehaha AcademyEmily Firkus is a middle school science teacher a Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis who combines hands-on learning with real-world problem solving.