Susana Alvarez, Biliteracy Teacher at Cherokee Heights Middle School, is our 2019 Teacher of the Year! On Friday, Superintendent Jen Cheatham and Board of Education President Mary Burke had the honor of dropping in on her class to surprise her with flowers and hugs. She'll formally receive her Excellence with Equity Award this Wednesday evening at the Alliant Energy Center. Go, Susana!

On Friday, La Follette High School Social Worker Michelle Olson received a surprise visit from MMSD Board of Education President Mary Burke and Superintendent Jen Cheatham, who brought flowers and balloons to congratulate Michelle on her 2019 Excellence with Equity Award for "Support Employee of the Year," which she will formally receive Wednesday, April 24, at the Alliant Energy Center. Congratulations, Michelle!

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