By Scott Bolthouse—Hub Editor—ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com
Rachel Faber, a social studies teacher at Huron High School, was recently nominated for Michigan Department of Education’s teacher of the year.
According to the MDE, the Michigan teacher of the year (MTOY) is the spokesperson for Michigan’s more than 100,000 teachers.
The MTOY attends all State Board of Education meetings as a non-voting member of the board. Additionally, the MTOY has the opportunity to meet with the state superintendent, governor of Michigan, president of the united states, and other state and national teachers of the year.
The MTOY is also Michigan’s applicant for national teacher of the year (NTOY) and attends four national conferences through the NTOY program, including attendance at Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.
The MTOY has the opportunity through Walden University for a full scholarship to the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership programs.
The MTOY also brings recognition to the district they represent, and has expanded opportunities for advancement in the field of education.