“National Teacher of the Year crowned at White House – The X Factor”

Jul 25, 2013

By Doug Williams

“Celebrating education is not something that we see often in the media, as journalists are usually caught up reporting violence in schools or program and budget cuts. That wasn’t the case on April 23, 2013.

Much like the cool breeze that swept across the White House Rose Garden that day, there was hope in the day’s fresh air when President Barack Obama welcomed our country’s 54 greatest educators named in this year’s National Teacher of the Year Program from each state and four territories.

My own anticipation of visiting the White House for this event reminded me of the anticipation as a kid when my parents broke the news of our first trip to Disneyland: “WOW! I am really going?!” (pitter-patter, pitter-patter… que tossing and turning in bed the night before).”…..

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