2017 Ohio Milken Educator Award winner named
Teacher Maria Rodgers experienced the honor of a lifetime on Jan. 10 at Milkovich Middle School in Maple Heights, where she received the Milken National Educator Award before an audience of her students, fellow teachers and district and state officials. Rodgers is the only Milken National Educator Award winner from Ohio, and she’s among 44 teachers nationally who received this recognition for 2017-2018. The Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards honor outstanding teachers and administrators in 48 states, including Ohio and the District of Columbia. Awards are presented to elementary (grades K-5) and secondary (grades 6-12) school educators in alternate years. Additional award details and event photos are available here.