Elementary Education

Media report on UMaine alum’s Milken Educator Award

Sarah Collins (’08, ’14G), a fourth-grade science teacher at Patricia A. Duran School in Hermon, will get a $25,000 unrestricted cash prize from the Milken Family Foundation, which hands out the awards — sometimes called the Oscars of Teaching — to educators who inspire and uplift, and make a profound difference for students, colleagues and communities.

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Local media cover COEHD alumna honored with Milken Educator Award

University of Maine College of Education and Human Development alumna Hillary Hoyt (‘13, elementary education) is one of two Maine teachers to receive a prestigious 2021-2022 Milken Educator Award, created by the Milken Family Foundation to celebrate, elevate and activate the teaching profession.

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