Anchorage Teacher wins Milken National Educator Award

Paul Campbell has received the 2016 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for Alaska. Mr. Campbell teaches first and second grade at Chester Valley Elementary in the Anchorage School District. He was notified of the $25,000 award in a surprise ceremony November 22 attended by Alaska Education Commissioner Dr. Michael Johnson, Anchorage Superintendent Dr. Deena Paramo, Milken Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley, Principal Adrianne Grenier, and the staff and students of Chester Valley Elementary.

“Congratulations to Paul Campbell, recipient of Alaska’s 2016 Milken Educator Award,” said Commissioner Johnson, who received the Milken Educator Award in 2008. “Being recognized by the prestigious Milken Family Foundation was one of the greatest honors of my career. Having the opportunity to participate in this Milken Award notification is an even greater honor. Great teachers like Paul Campbell are, and always will be, the foundation of providing an excellent education for every student every day.”

See http://www.milkeneducatorawards.org/newsroom/videos/view/30-years-of-surprises-alaska for a video of Alaska Milken awardees.

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