How do you define rich? For teachers it’s the joy of helping shape the mind of a student. Which makes teaching one of the most rewarding jobs on earth. And the opportunities to feel that richness are greater than ever. Because there’s no shortage of openings for that special breed who wants to make a difference in a student’s life.
Here’s your chance to learn more about teaching – and hear some of Milwaukee’s best teachers explain why teaching means everything to them. Explore. Be inspired. Get the facts. And learn about yourself. You just might realize that shaping the life of a student is a payoff no other career can offer.
No one can describe the rewards of teaching quite like teachers themselves. Watch some of Milwaukee’s best educators tell you what teaching means to them. We know you’ll be inspired.
Lauren Richards is a first grade STEM teacher at Milwaukee Academy of Science. She felt a calling at six years old to become a teacher and make a difference. Learn more about how she helps her students problem solve and grow into active learners.
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Cheng Vang is a second and third grade STEM teacher at Rocketship Southside. Overcoming numerous struggles throughout his life, he shares his passion for helping his students find their voice and showing them the value of hard work.
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Demetrius Rice teaches Ethnic Studies at Vincent High School. He works to help his students understand the challenges of life and prepare for the future. See why Demetrius finds joy in being a support system to his students and helping them find their path.
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Best in Class
We’re looking to highlight some of Milwaukee’s finest teachers—to inspire more young people to go into the teaching profession. To nominate your “best in class,” complete the information below. Please include a photo and contact information.
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Pathways to Becoming a Teacher
Whether you’re a current high school student, college student or have already earned a degree, we can help you follow the best path to get you where you want to be. Here’s where it all starts.