Excellence and Education Award

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Thanksgiving week, the Michigan Lottery will recognize outstanding Cedar Springs Middle School teacher, Brett Burns, who is making a significant impact in the lives of Michigan students. Selected educators will receive:
$500 cash prize, $500 grant to the educator's classroom, school or school district, and featured during a Channel 17, WXMI, broadcast.
In addition, all Excellence in Education award winners will be automatically considered for the Michigan Lottery's Educator of the Year Award and a grand prize of $10,000.  The award looks for  Michigan public school employees who represent the very best of the Michigan public school system. Nominees  demonstrate following qualities:
  • Excellence – Their work consistently helps students and/or their schools or school districts advance to higher levels of academic achievement.
  • Dedication – They consistently go above and beyond expectations to help students succeed.
  • Inspiration – Their work inspires others around them to exceed expectations either academically or professionally.
  • Leadership – They demonstrate clear leadership skills in their positions with their schools or school districts.
  • Effectiveness – The nominee's work has clear and positive results on the educational advancement of students within the school or school district.
Congratulations, Mr. Brett Burns!  We are proud that you are a Cedar Springs RED HAWK Teacher!!!